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 SUVASIKA BHAT, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Becoming a Millennium Fellow brings with it endeavours to contribute to the development of United Nations' Sustainable Goals that would assist in creating a social impact in our own communities. It would give me great joy and sense of fulfillment to contribute to something so large-scale, yet so micro and local in its operation and do so through an inclusive lens. Being done at the student level, it’s an attempt by the students to give back to the community—something I’d be keen to do. I am excited for the novel learning opportunities that associating with the Fellowship would herald. "

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

Suvasika Bhat is a bright, young, diligent, and meticulous psychology student at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She has attended half a dozen different schools in various cities across India, thus enabling her to understand and appreciate diverse cultures. Suvasika has always been an advocate for women's rights, environment sustainability, and Dalit rights, and has striven to commit herself to do her part and try to do a little of others too. She hopes to transform her individual efforts into greater systematic changes and aims to contribute towards advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Goals.