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 SUMAIYA JAWED, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Delhi | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 8

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" I am a creative person with high analytical skills who is a keen observer. I believe joining the MCN Fellowship program would equip me with the right skills that help me translate my desire to create a positive social impact into reality on field. I would love to learn in an interactive environment and gain relevant insights from my peers. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Dialogue, Comic & Action!

Through this project, we aimed to work on the need to promote sustainable development and global citizenship through education (SDG 4.5) and elimination of all discrimination in education (SDG 4.7). We intend to develop a comic book to raise awareness about issues and concepts like migration, xenophobia, refugees’ rights and nonviolent communication. Once the comic book is developed, we would conduct sessions with school students between the age group of 13 to 18 years in which we would start a dialogue with them on the mentioned topics. Our broader objective through this project is to make young children respect human life by recognising the importance of human rights so that they are empowered to become active global citizens.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sumaiya Jawed is a history student at the University of Delhi with a keen interest in literature, philosophy and geopolitics. She has worked in the social sector and is passionate about advocating for environment conservation, gender emancipation and human rights. She aims to create a better tomorrow by working towards the sustainable deveopment goals in the present. Born and raised in Delhi, she realised the increasing problems faced by immigrants and the urban poor and wishes to help create solutions for the same. Sumaiya is motivated to work in the development sector in the future where she could use her qualities to create a positive impact in the society.