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 RAHUL DHINGRA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" My artistry and profession are driven by my inventiveness and agility, which are driven by knowledge management. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will allow me to improve these skills together. The skills I receive from the Millennium Fellowship will help me make my social influence on schools and educational institutions more tangible and in line with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I'm excited to learn new skills by being in the presence of a community of changemakers. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Redefining Education Amidst Diversity

Redefining Education Amidst Diversity is a multi-pronged programme targeted at improving the quality of life in rural India wherein the benefits of schemes are slow to reach and farfetched. The project has the following parts: (1) Giving Wings to Potential: Providing gender equal education and sensitization of people specially women for the restrictive constructs of like menses etc. The aim is to create awareness about medical, physical and emotional health and hygiene of these girls. (2) Legal Awareness: A lot of people do not know about the laws which affect them in their daily lives. The Programme project aims at making people aware of their rights and duties in a lucid way. (3) Stimulating Education in Environmental-Farming Discourses (S.E.E.D.): The project aims to act as a medium for evaluating and sharing best farming practices/information across the country to inspire a spirit of scientific and climate-conscious temperament within farmers.

About the Millennium Fellow

Rahul Dhingra is an intelligent, young and quick-witted law student at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, India. He was born in Sri Ganganagar, India and is currently studying in RGNUL, Punjab. For as long as he could remember, Rahul has always been passionate about his advocacies for education for all, gender-inclusive education and social justice. The drive and ardour for bringing a change emerge from Rahul’s first-hand experiences with poor education systems. Throughout his high school years, he has tried to educate the poor and point out mismanagement in the educational institutions. In college, he believes that using his abilities and those of his friends and faculty, he will be able to bring about a change in the current education scenario.