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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ANVITA MANJUNATH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
PES University | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6
" Two heads are better than one. Being a Millennium Fellow would make us be a part of an elite society who have inspiring ideas for real world problems and bent on making the world a better place. Collaborating with a global organization gives us exposure to the problems being faced world wide and can help us get in contact with people fighting for the same cause as us. To be around aspiring people and see them stand up for their cause would only motivate us further to improve and gain life experience from which is much more valuable and will stay with us forever. I am ecstatic and honoured to be part of this community and look forward to all the experience and memories that will gain during this period. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Know Your Body
Project Know Your Body (abbreviated as KYB) is an online group project that serves to push the agenda for empowering the less privileged – assigned female at birth (AFAB people), women, and LGBTQ+ individuals through education, mainly that of their body so they can be confident with who they are.
About the Millennium Fellow
Anvita Manjunath is a passionate, driven 20-year-old who is a biotechnology major at PES University in Bangalore, India. She was born and brought up in Bangalore and hopes to travel abroad for further studies so that she can truly explore the world and her career field. It was in her schooling days where she fell in love with biology and was so fascinated behind the huge amount of work that goes into something so simple as breathing. She aims to become a research scientist for leading companies looking to make the world a better place. She also loves the small things like dancing, playing sports, watching movies and later on having a heated debate with her friends about which fictional character is better.
Anvita knows first hand being a woman in a developing country where the mindset of people is the main reason making it one of the developing countries rather than the economic development can be difficult, even with a modern upbringing. She's always firmly believed that the first step towards solving any problem is by adressing and acknowledging the problem itself and aims to do the same and educate more people about it.