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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT NAFIS FAIAZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Bangladesh University of Professionals | Dhaka, Bangladesh | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 1
" Creativity and adaptability, fueled by systems thinking, drive my work. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance these skills collaboratively. The skills I gain from the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on communities more tangible and aligned with the UNAl principles and SDGs.I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence by envisioning new ways of learning and creativity. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Food for Bangladesh
Food for Bangladesh is an independent project led by Millennium Fellow Nafis Faiaz. Food for Bangladesh addresses issues of food insecurity through advocacy. The project aims to engage with members of the greater Dhaka community.
During the Millennium Fellowship period (August-December 2021), the project will host a minimum of three events. These events will be a mix of online and offline awareness sessions on the importance of food security to the COVID-affected population.
We are aiming to aware about 400 people combined across the 3 events.
I am working on SDG GOAL 2: Zero Hunger.
About the Millennium Fellow
Nafis Faiaz is a bright, young, and diligent Business Administration student at Bangladesh University of Professionals. He was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and is currently studying there as well. For as long as he could remember, Nafis has always been passionate about his advocacies for food insecurity, wealth inequality, and climate change. This drive and ardor translated from Nafis’ community experiences and his continuous dedication to social action. Throughout his high school years and currently in his university years, he has successfully organized various philanthropic projects, which through his outstanding leadership, he plans to continue in the future. Nafis aspires to be in a professional field where he can cultivate these advocacies further and provide his own contribution to the development of the United Nations Sustainable Goals.