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 DEEKSHITHA RAJPUROHIT, 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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" Being a Millennium Fellow will give me a platform where I can bring an action to my ideas. It will allow me to talk to like-minded people and expose me to different perspectives. This program will help me reach as many people as possible and bring a change to the society "

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

Deekshitha is born and brought up in Bangalore, India. She is currently pursuing a triple major degree in arts at Christ university. Deekshitha likes being surrounded by trees and is very fascinated with how everything is so imperfect yet perfect about nature! She is very empathetic and wants to do her best in helping people and animals. She strongly believes that small things can bring big changes therefore a small contribution from everyone can lead to tremendous changes in society. Deekshitha is working on living a sustainable life and is passionate about working for life on land and climate action.