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 AISHWARYA V, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Bannerghatta Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" Millennium Fellowship, by providing a direction to my limitless vigor and ambition, will amplify the impact that I yearn to create. The Fellowship will equip me with the skills required to make my vision a reality. I am excited to collaborate with ingenious change-makers, learn and grow as an individual so that I can continue touching lives in the future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Vriddhi

The initiative Project Vriddhi aims to overcome structural barriers to gender equality and inclusivity through the tool of education. By mainstreaming gender modules in the current curriculum, we endeavor to revive a crippled system by initiating conversations on social elements that are considered taboo in Indian society. Provision of knowledge about the various gender identities and sexual orientations at the right age, particularly to the largely uninformed lower strata, is crucial in opening minds before they are closed forever. We need to overcome the hurdle of gender disparity for the attainment of an egalitarian society, which is what Project Vriddhi envisions for the future.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aishwarya V is a passionate and determined individual who does not shy away from dreaming big and fighting against all odds to make it a reality. An Economic Honors Student from CHRIST(Deemed to be) University, Bangalore, she relentlessly strives to become a catalyst for change and aspires to create an egalitarian environment.