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 NAFIS HASHMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Bangladesh University of Professionals | Dhaka, Bangladesh | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 6

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" Growth is the reason for the change in the human mind. My journey as a Millennium Fellow will allow me to better experience my own growth as a leader and a changemaker. With this in mind, I would love to spread whatever I learn to whoever needs it, so we can create more changemakers for a world that requires it the most. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Agápe

Agápe works towards creating awareness of textile waste polluting the environment. We plan on converting textile waste into fashion statements through the method of upcycling by collecting textile waste directly from landfills and garments factories. Being a country that has the largest garments industry, Bangladesh is producing the most textile waste which is harming the ocean with micro plastics, and also the production of fast fashion creates a scarcity of pure water. We also plan to give a playform for rural and urban artisans to promote their slow fashion agenda to our audience.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nafis Hashmi is a student of business administration from Bangladesh University of Professionals. Being an avid seeker of knowledge from such a small and young country, he has dedicated his life to learning new skills and honing them. This mission has led him to build up different projects that align with the SDGs for the development of his country and in turn, the world. In this journey of life, he will experience whatever is needed for his growth to help keep the world moving.