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 SHALINI PREM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

O.P. Jindal Global University | Sonipat, India | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" Climate Change is a global challenge that transcends national borders yet not all countries or communities experience its repercussions similarly. The Millennium Fellowship provides a network of determined, climate conscious, young, and intelligent global leaders whose collective efforts and perseverance are key in creating a more sustainable and equitable world. There is no question of hierarchy when it comes to the drive to protect planet earth- we are all equally furious and no one gets left behind. ” "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Climate Change Course Manual

The Climate Change Course Manual aims to create a holistic guide for educators and civil society organisations on the topic of climate change to be imparted to school students. This guide will serve as a starting point to initiate important discussions surrounding climate change in academic as well as non-academic spaces. It will enable to foster a community of individuals/students with climate literacy, integral to future activism and action. The project aims to come up with a non-exhaustive collection of training material and resources as well as create potential guidelines for assessment.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shalini Prem is a penultimate year law-student at O.P. Jindal Global University. She is currently the President of 'The Final Stand', a climate change literacy, law, and policy initiative based out of her university in India. She is determined to bring the conversation of climate change to the forefront and believes that collective and collaborative action of young leaders is necessary to inspire and induce a shift to sustainable growth and development. She loves engaging and interacting with new people- listening, learning, re-learning, and growing- allowing her to further appreciate the impact of intersectionality, inclusivity, and collaboration.