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 NITHISH VENKATESH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 5

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" The fellowship would allow me to use the resources, mentorship, global network of likeminded youth and the collective effort of my peers to collaborate, lead, learn and contribute to creating effective and long-lasting impact. The skills of capacity building, organisational leadership, negotiating consensus between independent bodies, facilitating community action and networking that I learn through the course of this fellowship will greatly aid me in my future work. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project UnMute

UnMute is our campaign focused on empowering women through the destigmatization of menstrual health and hygiene and violence against women by generating awareness and conducting self-defence classes.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nithish Venkatesh is an avid-problem solver, socially interactive individual, and is Majoring in Bioengineering and Energy Systems at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has been involved in different social endeavours over the years ranging from Education, Animal Health, Climate and Energy. He loves to interact with like-minded people; and believes that a well-educated, passionate and motivated community is the key to creating a sustainable earth.