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 NEEHARIKA NENE, 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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" The Millennium Fellowship will force me to think outside the box and help me strategize effectively to make the greatest possible impact. I am eager to learn the technicalities and intricacies that affect the bigger picture of social change projects. By working with my teammates in the space of our campus, I want to encourage student-run initiatives for a better tomorrow. "

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

Neeharika Nene is a student of Literature at Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts, NMIMS, Mumbai. She is a passionate writer who aspires to drive social change through the written word. Through her school and university years, she has worked as a freelance writer and intern, and used these opportunities to voice the issues that are important to her. She believes that sustainable living should be made possible and quality education should be accessible for all.