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 PAVANI SAXENA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Jai Hind College | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

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" I am thrilled to be a part of a Millennium Fellowship as it means not only a tremendous opportunity to acquire skills to execute a better and greater impact through my project, but it also provides a chance to meet other young leaders who are as passionate as I am, towards achieving a sustainable future. I value this opportunity to establish resources and connections that will empower me to take my social impact to a higher level. I have addressed this necessity for momentum toward sustainability in a myriad of projects over the years, and I'm now grateful to be able to put my ideas into practice in the real world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Simply Reform

Project Simply Reform is all about utilising quotidian articles such as a newspaper to provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces to all. The Volunteer run project aims to teach the youth of today to take actionable steps to raise consciousness towards Climate change, animal and wildlife conservation and social welfare promoting a better quality of life. We focus to educate the consumers on the proper disposal of food packaging and the negative impact that single-use food packaging has on the environment, teaching them about incorporating sustainable creative and easy alternatives. The vision of the project is - Awareness towards sustainable living through micro-steps. Over the course of four months by holding a series of workshops Project Simply Reform wants to Impart knowledge and practical experience to the youth, raising consciousness as 'Simply Reforming' is the way forward and every step counts.

About the Millennium Fellow

Pavani Saxena is a student of Economics at Jai Hind College, Mumbai, India.
She's a driven, hardworking and ambitious individual, who is used to working in both multidisciplinary and multicultural environments. Throughout her high school years and currently in her college years, she has lead various projects and is never afraid to put herself out there and take on a challenge.
Outside of school and work, her passions include reading, graphic design and exploring new places and possibilities. Overall, Pavani's lifelong goal is to enact social change by combining her passion for the arts with her dedication to activism, youth education, and social justice.