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 AASHNI C PATEL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Georgia Institute of Technology | Georgia, United States | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 9

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" I'm excited to be a fellow because of the community and support it provides. It's daunting to want to make change but not know where to start, so that community of people also learning and growing around me will be able to teach and learn from me as we all put our projects into place. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Lovely Acts

My project, Lovely Acts aims to bridge the gap between students interested in social impact work that don't know where to start and organizations looking for help in small but meaningful ways. By connecting students to small opportunities to make a difference, the idea of beinning to help with social impact work becomes less daunting and more accessible, encouraging students who previously never considered lending a helping hand to do something good!

About the Millennium Fellow

Aashni Patel is a young Industrial & Systems Engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She was born in Michigan and resides in Florida when she's not at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. She has been passionate about nonprofit management and leadership and has worked with several organizations in college through several roles. She aspires to drive change through social impact as part of the Millennium Fellowship.