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 MONITA PRIYADARSHINI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai Indian Oil Odisha Campus | Bhubaneswar, India | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 10

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" You can never stop learning. The Millennium Fellowship will allow me to take my abilities and skills to the next level. I want to communicate with and learn from like-minded folks from all around the world. This opportunity will give me a platform to create a social impact by connecting my project with the UN SDG and UNAI principles. I am very proud and excited to be part of this family! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Waste Hacks

The project Waste Hacks aims at spreading awareness about waste management, sustainability and Climate Action. Our project focuses on SDG no. 11, 12 and 13 along with the UNAI principle no. 9. As a part of this project, we plan to use the social media platform as our primary source to spread awareness and educational content. We have conducted one online discussion forum about the waste management and it's impact on climate action. We had also run a individual volunteering program called "Waste Hackers" in which the volunteers were encouraged to complete a simple task related to waste management and make their smallest contribution towards the environment. The tasks included Poster making, reusing or repurposing waste, recycling etc.

About the Millennium Fellow

Monita Priyadarshini is a creative and ambitious chemical engineering student at the Indian Oil Odisha Campus of the Institute of Chemical Technology. She was born in the small Indian town of Cuttack, where the challenges she endured in society inspired her to strive for social change. She is a tenacious and hardworking leader with a diverse background. She adheres to the principles of servant leadership, empathy, and humility.