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 VIRAJA GIRIRAJ DODDERI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research | Tirupati, India | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 3

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" The Millennium Fellowship has given me an opportunity to connect with people who support similar causes and help me broaden my plan to make a positive impact in society. I am extremely grateful for this opportunity because I am sure that it will help me make a small change which opens the door for the change I dream of. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Better Hearing for Enhanced Learning

Better Hearing for Enhanced Learning also known as Project Dhwani focusses mainly on creating awareness about the hard of hearing students and young adults. Plans for reducing the difficulties faced by the hard of hearing students and reducing the stigma around hearing loss is the main focus of our awareness.

About the Millennium Fellow

Viraja Giriraj Dodderi is a 19-year-old science undergraduate student. As a person exposed to information by growing during the age of internet, she is aware of the problems and difficulties faced by marginalized people. She is an avid supporter of LGBTQA+ rights and women's rights. She also deeply cares about mental health awareness. She likes to regularly update herself with information regarding the issues she cares about and genuinely tries to spread awareness amongst the people she knows.