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 OMKAR NAGARHALLI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Bannerghatta Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2

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" My goals and my work are defined by two things: my love for learning new things and my vision for a better future, for me and for the world. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will help me learn and develop essential personal skills, help other children learn new things and impact their lives with the joy of reading and learning. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Bibliotèach

Project Bibliotèach was conceived in June 2021 to proliferate the benefits of education across students in India. We realised the need for practical education that targeted underprivileged students. These students may or may not have had access to formal education, but regardless of their current educational status, we encourage them to think beyond the limits of rote learning. What started as an idea between some students soon transformed into a full-fledged project, Bibliotéach. We aim to advance SDG 4 (Quality education) and UNAI (United Nations Academic Impact Principles) 2 - Capacity building.

About the Millennium Fellow

Omkar Nagarhalli is a talented, inquisitive and persevering economics student at Christ University, Bangalore. Multifaceted, resourceful and an achiever, he is a key participant in his University's Student Welfare Office, Economics newsletter and Debating society. His interests lie in economics and writing. As a resident of Bengaluru but also having lived in multiple cities across India and the world, he provides a global perspective while also cherishing the unique identity and culture of his city. Omkar aims to use his skills in economics to carve out a career in public policy.