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 VANSHIKA BIREN VAKHARIA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Sustainability is today's time and age is very important. My goal is through the Millennium Fellow is to bring awareness to the importance of sustainability and the impact it will have on earth. "

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

Vanshika Vakharia is a strong combination of compassion and determination. She has faced several instances in her life when she has realized that life goes far beyond the basics, she understands the importance of giving back to the community especially post covid. Vanshika is a very happy-to-go lucky girl, she likes to make people smile and brighten their day. She is academically inclined and strongly advocates the power of education.