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 FURQAN AHMAD QURESHI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Colby College | New York, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1

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" The Millennium Fellowship allows me to combine two fields I'm passionate about to make an impact on a larger scale. I'm given the platform to work on a project that combines my interests in psychology and international affairs and overall works towards sustainable development. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: TelePsych Effectiveness Criteria

This project looks to create a criteria to expand effective psychological care services to a broader number of people through telemedicine. Many people living in rural areas or generally farther from healthcare facilities may have barriers to accessing proper in-person psychological care. And in general, psychological care can be very time-consuming. While in-person care has its unique benefits, telehealth can be a promising substitute that combats these barriers. It is important to communicate how to minimize the detriments of telehealth to make it a more meaningful experience for both the practitioner and patient.

About the Millennium Fellow

Furqan Qureshi is a student at Colby College, majoring in psychology and minoring in education. He works for Colby's Oak Institute for Human Rights and has a passion for international affairs. He discovered this passion when he was a part of his high school's Model United Nations Club, learning more about the UN and its impact in various disciplines. Furqan wants to bring this passion into his career path in clinical psychology.