ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT PANKAJ VARSANI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 6 & UNAI 9

" Being a Youth and a Climate Activist, I always am excited to get enrolled in programs where I meet different people and youth, with different backgrounds, skills and experiences, from around the world, who are not only determined to bring a change but also are change agents themselves. With education and training, I believe that we can not only contribute but also make sure that the life below water stays healthy by all means and that basic awareness is created everywhere! I believe that by joining the Millennium Fellowship, I will get to work with diverse people and together we can create a positive impact that goes a long way by achieving and contributing towards the Global Goals! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Plastic Tide Turners Badge Progran

With my team, we train youth and empower them to train other youth and people in line to Plastic pollution and single use plastics and their impacts both on the land and water bodies. It is a model designed to train a group who trains another group who trains another group and that way we are another be to reach a huge number

About the Millennium Fellow

Pankaj Varsani is a 4th year student at Strathmore University perusing Bachelor of Commerce. He is the president for the Strathmore Environmental Club and the Head Trainer for the Plastic Tide Turners Badge Challenge at Strathmore University and wrote a quote for an article featured on the United Nations Website, News section. Apart from this, he is also a member of Kenya Red Cross Society and a Mentor for the Girl Child Empowerment Program at the Bridge International Academies.

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