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 PALAKSHI SHARMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Jai Hind College | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 1

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" The platform obtained will help me reach out to a larger number of children/students, which is onerous in current circumstances where physically contacting children and NGOs is not feasible.
Mother Teresa has rightly said, "None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful." Backing this huge name will provide me with a bigger forum to reach other like-minded enthusiasts and philanthropists, and take a lead to start a chain to make a ripple effect together and make a huge impact on a larger scale. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Unnati

Unnati is an inclusive and interactive multi city program aimed at increasing basic comprehension of English language amongst under priviledged children. The projects advances SDG 4, Quality Education, by providing children a basic introduction to the language including grammar, literature and most importantly speaking skills, starting from the third grade.

About the Millennium Fellow

Palakshi Sharma is a bright, cheerful, and optimistic student of Economics, pursuing her Bachelors of Arts degree from Jai Hind College, Mumbai, India. Palakshi was in her middle school when she experienced the joy of teaching and bringing change to one's life. Even before that, she had always enjoyed teaching this encounter motivated her to work for the greater good in the community. Since then, she has taken part in several teaching drives besides her schooling and has contributed more than 300 hours in the last four years to commit to this cause. Even the bleak situation due to COVID in her country couldn't stop her reach her students. In the coming years, she wants to arrange drives for students of all age groups, gender, and backgrounds to get access to quality education.