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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT FATIMA IDREES, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Fatima Jinnah Women University | Rawalpindi, Pakistan | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2
" Beside technical expertise, soft skills including communication, presentation, cooperation, problem solving and leadership skills are much needed to lead a successful life which can be polished by being a part of Millennium Fellowship. Brainstorming leading to innovations in collaboration with competitive and passionate people all around the globe is another phenomenon which is necessary to better shape my ideas to advance SDG's and UNAI academic principles for better future. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development
The Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development project is embarked to achieve primarily SDG 4 in addition to other intersecting SDGs like SDG 5, 10 and 16. The project is working around SDG 4 in three dimensions.
First of all, we are spreading awareness about the significances of quality education and directing students via various interactive sessions to help them comprehend the implications and really essences of quality equation. The goal of this step is to immune the students from the social diseases such as corruption using the tool of quality education.
Secondly, through research, both qualitative and quantitative, it is figuring out the problems youth faced with respect to quality education especially, after the shift in education mode bought by global pandemic. This is helping us to diagnose the problems students faced, making them insightful of their lacking in terms of responsible student and aiding in finding out solutions which will ultimately equip them will all attributes a responsible citizen should have in order to lead a successful life for him/herself as well as for the society at large.
Lastly, the youth force that has been created in the first two step, equipped with quality education, is been used to spread the lamp of quality education in deprived areas such as slums. The youth in various groups shall be visiting slums and teach what they learn to the people in slums.
About the Millennium Fellow
Fatima Idrees is an ambitious student of law at Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, Pakistan. She was born in Sialkot and raised in Rawalpindi. She is working as a volunteer at Volunteer Power Pakistan and as a student researcher at Fatima Jinnah Women University. Her prime interest is in International Human Rights Law which was boosted by her participation in RSIL’s International Law Certification Course. She is strongly motivated by the idea of empowering women and other vulnerable sectors of society to contribute towards growth of humanity. She advocated Rights of Transgender in 6th Global Issues Conference. She holds that the key to sustainable development is to make sure access of quality education to everyone without any discrimination in order to produce persons of strong character with cogent skills ready to serve societies selflessly. As a Millennium Fellow and Campus director for class of 2021, she is committed to make wider social impact.