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 NEELIMA SAKA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 6 & UNAI 2

" I very much excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it is a great opportunity to express my ideas and solutions through our project. This can lead to many changes in society. It brings improvement in an individuals life. Also, it makes the university and community to recognise my work and potentiality that I am taking part. This helps me to meet with the great leaders of the world. Hence I am looking forward to working with the fellowship. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Building humans to think differently

Building humans to think differently is the project based on the lifestyle. It tells how the small changes in an individual can lead to an influence on society. Humans tend to teach others before following it. It needs to be changed in society. The present world is in a dangerous situation where pollution is increasing, forests are burning etc. Majorly we are planning to take up our project on the environment which includes clean drinking water, sanitation, sustainable health and many other.

During August- December, I am willing to provide solutions to the problems of sanitation and drinking water. Also, wanted to provide a new methodology to bring some changes in the environment. And make sure to reach the people of our community through our project.

About the Millennium Fellow

Saka Neelima is a second-year student at Tata Institute of Social Science in Maharastra which is one of the renowned institutes in India. She is currently pursuing BA Hons in social work with a specialization in rural development. She hails from a middle-class family who stays in the southern part of India. She completed her high school with an A Grade. Mostly she is interested in plants, cooking and books. Her ambition is to become a social worker through achieving civil services. And she always treats both success and failure equally.

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