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 SAHITYA SHARMA, 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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" I am delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with those who share my interest in addressing contemporary global challenges. The skills I gain from the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I'm looking forward to expanding my anticipatory skills by conceptualizing new methods of learning and meeting people who want to make the world a better place. "

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

Sahitya Sharma is a sophomore at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law pursuing a B.A LL. B degree. Sahitya has always been passionate about his advocacies for social justice. While others may want to handle flashy cases that make the headlines, he wants to help people who haven’t been given their fair chance in society. His experience in public interest law through internships has brought his attention to cases involving civil rights violations. Sahitya aspires to be a professional in the legal field, where he can cultivate these advocacies further and provide his contribution to the development of the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals.