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 IRA MITTAL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

New York University | New York, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

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" Being a Millennium Fellow would give me the opportunity to develop and expand my leadership skills, especially with my position as project lead on the air quality project. I believe that under the guidance of this Fellowship, my project will become successful in achieving its goals of empowering the public while working towards a sustainable and equitable city. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Air Quality Inequity in New York City

Air Quality Inequity in New York City is a project that focuses on revamping the currently accepted Air Quality Index (also known as AQI) to better represent pollutants that are affecting the public health of residents in cities around the world.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ira Mittal is currently a senior at NYU Tandon School of Engineering studying Sustainable Urban Environments. She spent the majority of her life in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur before moving to New York City to further her interests in Urban Planning and Smart Cities. Through various research positions and her involvement in city government, she aims to dedicate her career to developing sustainable cities around the world.