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 AATREYA PATNAIK, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Bannerghatta Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 6

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" I believe that the Millennium Fellowship will help achieve my dream of propagating gender equality, an issue that isn't debated enough according to modern society standards. I hope this will also act as an opportunity to set a pathway for me to eventually work at the United Nations towards global betterment and relief for the underprivileged majority of the world population. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Ivory Tower

Project Ivory Tower is a collaborative research society where members research on the Sustainable Development goals of the UN. Alongside our projects, we also aim to spread social awareness through our website and social media pages. We have undertook two research projects to analyze:
1) The concept of dignified and undignified occupations and their effect on mental health of the workers with special reference to the pandemic.
2) The influence of patriarchy on all the three genders i.e. men, women and the non-binary and how it affects the genders differently in the North/South regions of the country.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aatreya Patnaik is a second year student of Arts, pursuing an Economics Hons. degree at CHRIST University, Bangalore. He is a strong supporter for the cause of global gender equality at par with the Sustainable Development Goals set by United Nations. When not working, Aatreya loves watching Football and Formula 1, or read a good book that helps add to his never ending thirst for knowledge.