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 RHEA JAIKUMAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Christ (Deemed to be University) Bannerghatta Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 6

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" Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship would help me connect with like-minded people and this would allow me to broaden my scope for contributing to the social awareness campaigns. Being a part of this community could help me learn more and enhance my creative skills to come up with solutions to social issues. It would be easier to streamline my activities with the SDGs as a Millennium Fellow. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Ivory Tower

Project Ivory Tower is a collaborative research society where members research on the Sustainable Development goals of the UN. Alongside our projects, we also aim to spread social awareness through our website and social media pages. We have undertook two research projects to analyze:
1) The concept of dignified and undignified occupations and their effect on mental health of the workers with special reference to the pandemic.
2) The influence of patriarchy on all the three genders i.e. men, women and the non-binary and how it affects the genders differently in the North/South regions of the country.

About the Millennium Fellow

Rhea Jaikumar is a student of Economics at Christ University, Bangalore, India. She has been very enthusiastic about human rights activism throughout her school years and is intent on continuing activities of spreading awareness through campaigns and research projects in college as well. She is particularly interested in women's rights, gender equality and the economics of gender disparity and wishes to contribute to the development of the Sustainable Development goals of the UN through the Millennium Fellowship.