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 SHAMIR KISHINCHAND, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

New York University | New York, United States | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 10

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" International and inclusive viewpoints are essential to spot opportunities to solve our world problems. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Oblate Spheroid

The Oblate Spheroid is a sustainability-focused think tank and policy incubator that aims to study the political, economic and social implications of the circular economy model. It will have the aim of uncovering the benefits and drawbacks of change within local communities with the hope of educating citizens. The think tank will work on three different areas, finance, policy and innovation. The financial research will aim on ascertaining the financial benefits of a circular economy model through econometric analysis with a process similar to the one used when calculating GDP.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shamir Kishinchand is a third year student at New York Univeristy. He is perusing a double major in Business and the Political Economy at NYU Stern and French at the College of Arts. Shamir plans on using his unique background, skills and interests to study economic opportunities in developing countries.