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 SRILEKHA P, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Amity University | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Passion towards achieving a goal of making a better place and spreading happiness adds a gratifying meaning to one's life. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will allow me to help people from different communities and simultaneously develop soft skills like teamwork, problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration. I am delighted to get this opportunity and will work harder for a better future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project R.I.S.E.

Project R.I.S.E. (Raising awareness. Imparting knowledge. Serving society. Educating people) is an initiative taken by a group of 8 Millennium Fellows of 2021 from Amity University Mumbai. We are working towards SDG 4: Quality Education and UN Academic Impact Principle #3 Education for All. Unlike traditional education, our team believes in holistic education where all types of needs of a person are catered to. This contributes to the overall development of a student and helps them grow mentally, physically, and socially. Our team had envisioned a few projects for the period of September to November 2021, that we believe have the potential to create a small, but the meaningful impact in the lives of the people we serve. This includes a donation drive, a series of educational webinars with emphasis on vocational training, and the publishing of an E-Book which will cover information and articles on all necessary topics that our project intends to spread awareness about.

About the Millennium Fellow

Srilekha is a young and motivated biotechnology student at Amity University, Mumbai in India. Born in Nagpur, raised in Mumbai also, a native of Hyderabad, she is immensely familiar with multiple cultures environments, and problems related to these places. With the urge to make things a little better, she always wanted to be a part of those few people who work hard to make this world a better place for everybody. Right from her school days, she has been actively volunteering for social campaigns that aimed to promote environmental protection and quality education. With her ideas and beliefs, she aspires to lead and sow seeds of knowledge and ideologies similar to hers which, she believes, will inspire others to work towards a better future.