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 ADITI SHARMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Delhi | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 1

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" I am an individual driven by a purpose in life. A purpose to serve beyond myself. I wish to stimulate mind by being exposed to different realities of the world. By being a Millennium Fellow, I will have an opportunity to enhance these skills and work for a greater cause. The skills that I take from this internship will further help me in my professional field of psychology and will provide me with a new lens to look at the world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Raahat

The project is based on a psychosocial model to enhance skill development and education among the marginalised section of the society. Psycho-social well-being is a catch-all term that encompasses both psychological and social dimensions of life. This broad domain of welfare is typically correlated with traditional poverty measures – the economic poor also often exhibit low levels of psycho-social health and functioning. The model can be used to alleviate poverty. The goal of the project has been to promote skill development, access to social services and occupational training through social workers and by building a community which could be inclusive of a folk element so that the population feels connected. The aim of the project has been to target the underprivileged population in the remote areas. The motivating idea behind the program is to instil confidence and build the necessary social tools so the indigent poor can access existing social services and seek employment programs and occupational training. A focused concrete program has been crafted in collaboration with the experts and put in place. The project will continue to work around creating modules and structured strategies so that the program reaches the mass and is efficiently utilised

About the Millennium Fellow

Aditi Sharma is a bright, passionate and aspiring psychology honors student currently studying st Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University. She was born in Delhi, India and is currently living in Jaipur. For as long as she could remember, she has been passionate about social justice and equity for everyone. She has always worked towards the cause of the poor. Curbing poverty has been a purpose very prominent to her. Throughout her school and college years, she has done volunteering work and worked towards the casue of social justice. She has volunteered with many NGO's and worked in many societies in her university itself. She wishes to provide her own contribution in development of sustainable goals of United Nations by inculcating her quality of empathy and her experience of working so closely with the marginalized section of the society. She aspires to be a catalyst of change by becoming a Millennium Fellow and work for the greater good of the society.