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 TATHAGATA CHAKRABORTY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

IILM University | Gurgaon, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Inclusivity is the need of the hour and understanding how ableism persists in our daily life is essential. We live in a world that conceals away portions of society and keeps them behind. As a member of the Millennium Fellowship, I will be able to advocate for change for a broad portion of our society. As a consequence of this fellowship, I hope to grow and learn from as many individuals as possible. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sign With Us

Sign With Us is an initiative that aims to work for individuals with hearing and speech impairment by spreading Indian Sign Language based literacy amongst academics, corporates and general communities. This will aid multilingual and inclusive learning in Indian academic institutions. Which connects to SDG 4 i.e quality education and SDG 10 i.e Reduced Inequality. Alongside, we aim to sensitise corporates to help the hearing and speech impaired communities get equal opportunities to build a career. This would support them to become financially independent.

About the Millennium Fellow

Tathagata Chakraborty is a kind, young and competitive psychology student at IILM University. He was born in India and travelled across the globe, making him a global citizen. Tathagata has always believed in advocating for our rights and challenging the social structures that bound us.