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 PRISHA BATRA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Jai Hind College | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 2

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" Opportunity and the right platform to execute it is something what an idea needs. I believe Millennium Fellowship is the right place for me to understand the goals from a global perspective. That will not only help me understand the central issue better but also help in creating inventive ideas, become more broad minded and learn to solve things together as a community. I am excited to meet new people, and be challenged to go a step further. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Power: A STEM initiative

Project Power focuses on providing an equal representation and opportunity to young females who want to pursue subjects under STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) but are not able to due to the gender stereotypes, patriarchy, and lack of opportunity. Project Power makes them aware of their challenges and opportunities to prepare them better and give an extra step to the ladder of achieving their success.

About the Millennium Fellow

Prisha Batra is currently a third year, Political science student studying at Jai Hind College, Mumbai. She has been an active volunteer for many organisations throughout her student life and always seeks for more and diverse opportunities. Her active participation in the POCSO committee of her college helped her gain interest in gender equality and rights and she further wishes to advocate in the same field. She loves constructive arguments, writing and research work. Her interests are now enabling her to pursue law in the future. Hence as a future lawyer, she wishes to understand the community and society. She also believes that her intention and hardwork can drive a change in what she strives for.