ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT RUTA SHASHIKANT DIGHE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Amity University | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" I am so excited to be a Millennium Fellow as this is a great opportunity and an amazing platform provided by UNAI and MCN for college students like me to further our vision into a project that will positively impact young minds and bring an optimistic change in this world. My project provides me with a chance to enlighten the youth that having questions about our body, sex-education, periods, mental health issues is not something to be ashamed about and to assist them with the required details and materials for the same. I love that I get to work with like-minded peers as a community towards shaping young minds. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Let's Talk Explicitly (LTE)

Project Let's Talk Explicitly (LTE) aims at destigmatizing the prevailing belief in the society that conversations around sex-ed and mental health are always to be discussed in a hushed tone. LTE is focused initiating open conversations around sex-ed and mental health among the Gen-z by advocating one lesson at a time.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ruta Dighe is from Mumbai, India. She is a rising sophomore at Amity University Mumbai pursuing a degree in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Business Management. She believes that self-love is the best care, and her hobbies include baking, reading books, travelling, exploring new places and learning about their culture. She hopes to keep growing as a person every day and to build a successful future for herself and for the society.