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 AMRITA SAISHREE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Delhi | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 3

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" Life is minuscule yet can be progenitive if all the true learnings are invested in the service of others. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will help me enhance the requisite skills to make a social impact on the world more tangible. Most importantly what drives my spirit and eagerness to be a part of this is being able to work with like-minded individuals from extremely diverse parts of this beautiful planet to bring a positive impact with diverse ideas and united souls. I am excited to increase my anticipatory capability by envisioning new strategies of learning and innovation. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Educating Buds

It has rightly been remarked, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Education is the root for the social, economic and political well-being of netizens. Project Educating buds has been working to inspire young enthusiastic individuals to extend their knowledge to children who are in need of education and skill. The pre-existing education gap prevalent in India was widened by the digitally divisive pandemic. The project connects the youth with changemakers so that they get inspired and take small steps in their part and can bring a change. Moreover, it involves students to directly converse and educate students in their surroundings. It also has set up capacity building and personality development workshops to empower proactive students. We encapsulate a vision of collaborating more and more with students from across borders. . We have impacted over 200 students via capacity building programmes and over 60 underprivileged kids as of now. We aim to connect over 1000 students and 150 kinds by end of next year. Hence the goal of the project is to advance SDG- 2:ZERO HUNGER, SDG:4 Quality Education, SDG 10: Reduced Inequality, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals and UNAI Principles #3: Education for All. With our fearless hearts and integrated efforts, we aim to achieve equality in education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Amrita Saishree is currently pursuing her graduation from Hindu College, Delhi University. She completed her schooling at DAV Public School, PPL Paradeep. She loves to dance, paint and write in her leisure time. She ardently intends to help develop a sustainable and inclusive world. She is keenly enthusiastic about serving others and making this earth a better place to live in. Throughout her school and college days, she has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and plans to lead activities to attain United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.