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 DEEKSHA VERMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR Campus | Ghaziabad, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 1

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" As a beginner in the world of great enthusiasts who live to create a better world for the people, I think this is a great opportunity for me to learn various essential skills before getting close to my goals of women empowerment. Millennium Fellowship program can create a great impact on the lives of people if the projects created by us get successfully established and produces desired results in future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: FOR: Fe (Iron) Women. Outsourcing. Reform Education

The Project FOR (Fe [Iron] Women. Outsourcing. Reforming Education.) is an umbrella initiative that caters to the most popular yet direct concern worldwide. Reforming Education with the educational requirements of underprivileged students with a holistic education is pivotal. Another goal is to educate the parents about the importance of education for their children’s growth and development as the fundamental pillar stone of the proposed project. Inclusive learning via Street Education and recreational learning shall be the tools that will help us build a curriculum. The project also envisions creating a sustainable and self-sufficient lifestyle for underprivileged Women to create an overall development by forming SHGs, collaborating with NGOs and even providing banking/investment education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Deeksha Verma is a young, brave and ambitious psychology student graduating from Christ University, Delhi-NCR Campus, India. She is born and brought up in New Delhi, India and is a native Indian. Having her own past experiences, she can feel what women go through and empathise with them. Working in NGOs explains her determination to create a social impact in order to improve the lives of women, which was also encouraged by her mother. Being respectful to every individual without any social discrimination is one of her core values. As a psychology student, She knows how our behaviour can affect others in different ways, so she believes in behaving humbly and having positive regard towards all. She holds responsibilities for whatever she does and is focused on moving out of her comfort. Hence she eagerly wants to produce a change for women by this program and have the courage to stand with them against societal norms or any hardship.