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 AASHRITHA MURALI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies | Mumbai, India | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" I am excited to be a milennium fellow because this an opportunity for me to make an impact on climate change and sustainability, constituting some of the major issues in the world today. I am excited to work with like-minded peers on issues close to my heart and also broaden my network. I see myself growing and becoming a more empathetic a more responsible person, and a leader ultimately. This fellowship would also provide me with an opportunity to be a changemaker. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Students for Sustainable Living

Under the title ‘Students for Sustainable Living’, the Millennium Fellows of NMIMS, Mumbai aim to create awareness about sustainability and sustainable practices. The project focuses on 3 of the 17 SDGs, namely 11, 12 and 13, which are Sustainable Cities and Communities, Responsible Production and Consumption and Climate Action respectively. We want to engage our fellow students in this initiative by organizing beach clean-ups, conducting webinars and workshops with experts in the field, and other activities. Through our independent student newsletter and the university website, we aim to raise awareness and encourage students to carry this initiative into their own homes and immediate surroundings. These webinars and articles will guide them through the process of switching to sustainable products in daily life, and how this can be done in an easy and cost effective manner.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aashritha Murali is a highly motivated junior at Narsee Monjee Institute of management studies. She was born in Chennai, India and has lived in many cities including Bangalore, Kochi and Mumbai. She is passionate about development and wants to make an impact in society. Her specific interests lie in development economics and health in particular. Through her college years, she has constantly looked for opportunities to better herself and help others in the process. She hopes to make a deep impact with her peers as part of the milennium fellowship.