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 RAMITA JAWAHAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Passion, Creativity and Humility are the three pillars that drive my art and work. Partaking in the Millennium Fellowship Program will help in enhancing these skills collaboratively, while also providing a great opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals from different cultures and communities. Women’s Rights and Access to Healthcare are two fields I am particularly passionate about. I look forward to developing and implementing a project that positively impacts lives and makes the world a safer place for all. "

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

Ramita Jawahar is a fourth-year undergraduate pursuing Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. A growth-seeking individual constantly looking to improve herself, she has a knack for problem-solving and exploring new things. She is a strong advocator of expressing gratitude and contributing back to the society in whichever way possible. Besides changemaking, she is passionate about theatre, classical dance, playing the piano and travelling.