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 ALAKA RAJEEV, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Central Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 1

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" Becoming a Millennium Fellow will help me to strengthen my leadership abilities, provide me with a platform that encourages adopting an action-oriented approach and allow me to interact and collaborate with like-minded individuals who are focused in wanting to bring about change. Given that the fellowship emphasises experiential learning, I will get to understand the SDG, UN and UNAI goals and be actually able to make that into a reality in the spaces around me. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: TRUST

Project TRUST is a group project which acts as an umbrella acronym and incorporates multiple sub-projects aimed at producing a positive impact in our community. The sub-projects are Teach to Reach, Rooh, Udaan, Swachh and Thrift-Conscious.

Teach to Reach works towards encouraging curiosity among young minds by exploring topics such as soft skills, child abuse, menstruation and financial literacy.

Rooh is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and well-being.

Udaan focuses on women-centric socio-cultural issues in India to disseminate information on the safety, physical and emotional well-being of a woman.

Swachh targets plastic and food waste management and open garbage management. It truly believes that one person's trash is another's treasure.

Finally, Thrift-Conscious aims to merge the worlds of fashion and environmental awareness through sustainable options like thrifting."

About the Millennium Fellow

Alaka Rajeev is a young, motivated undergraduate student at CHRIST (Deemed To Be University) pursuing Triple Majors in Psychology, Sociology and English. She was born in India and has always been passionate about contributing to causes that truly aim to make a difference in society. Throughout her life, she has continually made an attempt to involve herself in spaces that strive to come up with solutions to address grievances and concerns brought across by underprivileged sections of society.