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 NANDINI AGARWAL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

The University of South Florida | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" Millennium Fellowship will allow me to connect to the leaders of tomorrow. Being part of this motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic community will allow me to thrive. My project touches several SDGs including 3, 6, 9, 10, 12, 17 and I am looking forward to making an impact in so many areas. I am a firm supporter of financial independence and minority rights. As a disabled, female immigrant of color, I have led my fight alone to change the workings of this world but now I have peers who share the same vision for the future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Samagreen- Eco-Friendly waste management solutions

Samagreen aims to improve patient health and quality of life by redesigning personal medical devices such as ostomy bags while also making them environmentally sustainable. Our short term goals include setting up our advocacy arm of the enterprise and producing an advanced prototype before the end of 2020. Our long term goals include consumer satisfaction, environmental preservation, harmony with city waste management operations, and ultimately complete substitution from plastic supplies.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nandini Agarwal is a fourth-year student at the University of South Florida where she is pursuing concurrent degrees in accounting and finance. Nandini hopes to work in an organization that furthers financial self-sufficiency and social mobility within minority populations. Nandini is also part of the 2020 Clinton Global Initiative-University cohort and her commitment to action closely relates to her Millennium Fellowship Project. During her time at USF, she has established two social enterprises- Samagreen and Emerging Bulls Consulting. At USF, Nandini has received several awards for her academic excellence, community engagement, and entrepreneurial spirit. Upon graduation, Nandini hopes to enroll in a Master's degree which allows her to combine her training in finance and accounting with her passion for social innovation.

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