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 SHOVAN BHATIA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Georgia Institute of Technology | Georgia, United States | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 9

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" I am incredibly honored to have been selected as a 2021 Millennium Fellow. I am excited to join a community of like-minded, motivated individuals who selflessly work to advance the sustainable nature of our world. I am confident that through effective collaboration, we will be able to initiate change and create impact at a large scale. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Engineers without Borders - Georgia Tech

Engineers Without Borders – Georgia Tech (EWB-GT) operates under the jurisdiction of our national organization: Engineers Without Borders – USA. The chapter continues to run as a student-led organization working with undergraduate, graduate, and faculty member fellows. EWB-GT aims to support community-driven sustainable development projects through direct partnerships with communities worldwide. These projects are run and led by students and local community members. EWB-GT currently has five international and domestic projects, each aligning with goals from the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These include projects located in Nicaragua, Malawi, Baltimore, MD, Bithlo, FL, and Atlanta, GA.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shovan Bhatia is a 4th-year Biomedical Engineering Student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Shovan currently serves as President of Georgia Tech’s Engineers Without Borders Club (EWB-GT). Aside from his role with EWB-GT, Shovan is involved with medical robotics research on campus and was recently named a 2021 Barry Goldwater Scholar for his innovative work in developing an assistive robotic glove for people living with spinal cord injury. Shovan wants to pursue a career as a physician and hopes to combine his passions for healthcare, sustainability, and equality to reduce poverty globally.