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 ADITI JAIN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indraprastha College for Women | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" I have always been searching for guidance and communities when it comes to implementing the many ideas for community service that keep cropping up in my head. Millennium Fellowship gives me a chance to give shape to a project I've been plannng for a long time, with their brilliant inputs and peer groups. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Read and Rise

Project Read and Rise focuses on making reading an accessible and equitable activity for communities of all kinds. Established under the aegis of Millennium Fellowship, it works in two streams. One part of Project Read and Rise works as a chapter of the Rising Readers Club. As this initiative's chapter, the project serves as a book cub wherein each member of the book club donates at least one book at the end of every book club meeting. The second part of Project Read and Rise takes place on ground, where the founding fellows (Aditi and Ayezah), usually accompanied by a volunteer, visit an NGO and bring storytelling in its rawest form to the kids at the NGO. During these NGO visits, the project team engages in storytelling through enactments, role plays, read alouds, character sketches, skits and other activities that urge the young minds to get in close proximity with storytelling, thus making reading a part of their routine.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aditi Jain is a passionate and driven student/writer. With her own understanding of the importance of language and literature in one's life, she aims to bring it to the rest of the world through the sharing of books and education. She aspires to continue with her academics and carve her way to becoming a writer.