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 SHYAMLIN SWAIN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai Indian Oil Odisha Campus | Bhubaneswar, India | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 2

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" “The future starts with the alphabet” clearly symbolizes the benefit literacy provide to each individual, the power it gives to everyone.Being a part of Millennium Fellowship I'll be able to groom my skills and build a strong ability to work together.
It'll definitely upgrade my knowledge and experience. As I'm always open to learn and grab the opportunities to upgrade myself, it'll definitely add to my sweet success.

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Millennium Fellowship Project: I=E^2+R

“If you are planning for year, sow rice; If you are planning for decade, plant trees; If you are planning for lifetime, educate people.” As per the 2011 Census, India’s literacy stands at 75% and that's quite sluggish when compared to other countries that got Independence in similar era. Odisha, a state in Eastern India had its rate below the national average and this is just a small part of the bigger picture. Future starts with the learning of alphabet; Such low literacy figures call for immediate action. Our project aims to help rural communities that host skilled and talented indigenous masses who are yet to see best of the world. And this starts with connecting people from remote parts via digital meetings with Panchayats and local leadership (and in-person when situations permit). Students in villages aren’t able to decide their field of study owing to lack of guidance. Few sessions every month will help them realize their inner potentials to march ahead for secured future through education. Another wing of our project will help deprived people to lead righteous life by eliminating issues of hunger, poverty and sanitation as Equality and Rights are equally essential along with Education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shyamlin Swain is a girl who loves to be organized. As a student she is creative & efficient. She's a really caring and compassionate person,
who has always been interested in social work and fond of children. She's working to realise her passion. She always wanted to be part of the global network of change-makers who are working on making the world better. She believe in being a good listener and being humble. She prefer to confess mistakes & never leaves a chance to grab the opportunity to learn from mistakes.