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 MAHEEN SHAHID KHAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

National University of Sciences & Technology | Islamabad, Pakistan | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Through this fellowship, I'll be doing what I always wanted t:. To achieve my goals, To make an Impact, and to change the society and the mindset. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: UMEED

Umeed is a project focused on SDG number 3 (Good Health and Well-being) and SDG number 4 (Quality Education). Our goal is to spread awareness and solve the resource constraints that children from marginalized communities face. We have three main tenets: collection of donations for these kids, connecting them with older-grade students who provide them with their old books, and talking to them about their mental health. A lot of kids from lower socio-economic backgrounds end up going to low-income jobs even when they have great potential. Many of them also have internalized trauma due to their social conditions and hence, never learn emotional growth. This is exactly why we wish to work with children like this and help them fight their circumstances. It focuses on raising awareness about early education while providing adequate fundings and resources for students. Along with that, a vital part of the project is to bring attention towards the importance of mental health and emotional wellbeing in students.

About the Millennium Fellow

Maheen Shahid Khan is a bit of everything. She believes strong leadership and communication is the key for everything. To impose ideologies isn't the route I intend to take, rather I prefer to work alongside my constituents with dignity, respect and nonconforming regulations that would hence become the outline of outstanding discipline. I have an urge to grow, learn and excel in life.