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 MEHAK PURI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Ashoka University | Sonipat, India | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 1

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" Through the course of this fellowship, I aim to get a better understanding of the status quo pertaining to the global inequalities among different countries and how the UN's Sustainable Development Goals play a huge goal in bridging this gap. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Lakeer

Project Lakeer aims to empower women belonging to different under- privileged backgrounds by providing them with vocational training that helps them curate different handmade products that can be sold. They will not only have creative freedom, but also be provided with raw materials . The training provided to them will help them gain the necessary skill set required to curate handmade products. As the team of Project Lakeer, our aim will be to celebrate these women by selling their products in the market and providing them with all the profits.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mehak is a third year student at Ashoka University majoring in Political Science and Economics. She strongly believes that human spirit and partnership can overcome any and everything. Mehak has worked with several non-profits over the years and has a keen interest in Public policy and International Relations.