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 HANUSHAVARDHINI SENTHUR SELVAM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" My style of working is always on in-depth analysis and solving granular problems one by one which will give the entire system a change. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will help me to enhance and refine these skills. This exercise will allow me to work towards my passion for transforming the education sector which aligns with the SDGs of the UN. I am excited for this opportunity as I think this is a big and important step in my journey of reaching the finishing line which will bring about a change in schools of India. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: ImpactHut Learning

ImpactHut Learning is a project addressing school students of Classes 6 to 12 in India, with the aim of inculcating 21st-century skill sets and mindsets in students for them to live a well-rounded and balanced life. This project works on various kinds of events with the vision of SDG 4: Quality Education and UNAI Principle 3 - Education for All. This project is important to the Millennium Fellows as due to the closure of schools and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, children have lost the utmost important opportunity to develop their personalities and skills. Another reading being the school education system focuses more on the academic side and misses out on the real-world skills.

About the Millennium Fellow

Hanushavardhini is a penultimate study doing her integrated Masters in Development Studies at IIT Madras. She is passionate about anything and everything that involves the education sector. She is keen on bringing a change within the school education system of India in the long term. She loves to travel, listen to music, and meet new people. In addition, she loves to explore a lot of new things as diverse from beatboxing to technical stuff like stock market analyzing.