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 PALAK JAUHARI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" I am thrilled and honored to be a part of a talented cohort of individuals from around the world that have chosen to contribute their time for the betterment of society. I am excited to explore new ways of thinking and taking action in a collaborative environment aligned with the UNAI principles and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. I am confident that the skills I would gain would have a tremendous effect on my work at the intersection of engineering and social impact. "

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

Palak is a junior at New York University pursuing a BS/MS in chemical and biomolecular engineering with a minor in sustainable urban environments. She was born in India, spent most of her life in Oman, and is currently studying in New York City. Palak has always been passionate about applying scientific knowledge to advance communities around her. She is a firm believer in global citizenship as a significant tool in driving innovation for the benefit of mankind.