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 PIA BASU, 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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" The weight of flesh hidden between legs do not determine sex for me, and this drives my passion to fight for equality. Thus, I am even more thrilled to be a Millennium Fellow as it provides me a platform to share the same level of enthusiasm with others having the same mindset and work to enliven this fervour of mine. "

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

Pia Basu is an ambitious, patient, hardworking and loyal learner. She was born and has been brought up in New Delhi, India. Being the only daughter of a tenacious, determined and loving single mother, she has inculcated the values of kindness, acceptance, ardour for equality and strength, in her early ages. Often termed as a mature being by peers, teachers and family, she looks forward to fully utilising her array of academic skills, including compassion and care, in the business world as well as the philanthropic domain as she has the capability to strongly feel others' feelings comprising of pain and happiness alike due to her empathetic nature. By focussing on the Sustainable Development Goal No. 5 - Gender Equality, she aims to make use of the opportunity of the Millennium Fellowship in attempting to create a society which knows the true meaning of the same.