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 VISHNUMAYA S UNNI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Govt. Model Engineering College | Kochi, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Passion, creativity and my vision drive me to be socially responsible and committed to society. The Millennium Fellowship will help us widen our network and it will be our greatest achievement to meet people with similar interests and minds. The resources, lessons, training and most importantly the people from this community can provide us with beneficial information while doing our sustainable projects. I am excited to meet new people, share our ideas, exchange our thoughts, and hone my skills both professionally and personally. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Unfaze

Unfaze aims to help students of all age groups, particularly teenagers to feel confident about themselves, empower them to be comfortable in their own skin. To know it’s ok to be different and no one is going to hurt them because of that. A little bit of confidence goes a long way in helping individuals become successful.

Children are highly intelligent and have brilliant ideas but are unable to convey them properly to the world. This can be due to the lack of confidence, verbal and non-verbal skills, and fear of being judged. Textbook knowledge is not the only important source of quality education in the current world, it is essential that each child must be able to express their ideas and thoughts to make their dream projects or goals come true. We will be targeting school students and children in orphanages at the age of 10-14.

We will be helping them with fun activities and interactions in such a way that they won't even realize how their skills are being developed. We will also conduct regular events to evaluate and encourage students with some small perks and swags.

About the Millennium Fellow

Vishnumaya S Unni is an enthusiastic budding engineer looking forward to building sustainable and futuristic projects to make the world a better place to live in. Currently, she is a sophomore pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engg at Government Model Engg College, Thrikkakara. She absolutely loves to juggle with tech and management, and is extremely passionate about books and playing with words on the side. Being a socially committed person since high school, she is working on the UN sustainable goals with a special focus on her motive to eradicate literacy and ensure quality education. She is completely obsessed over taking volunteering as well as leadership roles. Also, as a woman in tech, she hopes to inspire other female students to chase their dreams and take up more leadership roles.