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 SONAM DHERA, 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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" I am thrilled to be selected as a Millennium Fellow because it is a fantastic opportunity to come together with other people to create social impact. Alone, I might feel helpless, but with my cohort of 30 strong-willed Fellows, I am confident that change is possible. "

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

Sonam Dhera is a Psychology, Sociology and Economics Major at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Central Campus, Bangalore, India. She is passionate about creating an impact because she wants to make a difference in the world.