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 RATRA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Indraprastha College for Women | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 7

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" I have always wanted to raise awareness and educate people about sexism and its consequences. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will provide me with a platform to bring about a positive change. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Zivah

Project Zivah aims to work for the care and welfare of school and college students by recognising, reducing and challenging everyday sexism while promoting gender equality. It serves the students by providing awareness to empower them to challenge gender stereotypes in their everyday lives. Under it, the Millennium Fellows are working with community groups and collaborating with non-profit organisations of similar causes to improve the level of insight into gender sensitisation. Through our project we are targeting the overall lack of awareness around how sexism can impact mental health by providing awareness to teenagers and young adults. Our project strives to motivate students to identify what’s right and wrong, and work towards reducing injustice and inequalities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aditi ratra is a mental health enthusiast and is currently pursuing BA Psychology Honours from Indraprastha College for Women. She is a hardworking and diligent student. She has always been an active participant in college activities. She was elected as the Alumnae coordinator for the Psychology Association in the last term and has fulfilled her leadership role gracefully. She’s organised, detail-oriented and empathetic. She practices inclusion by recognising and valuing every opinion. She aspires to become a counselling psychologist and wishes to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.