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 VASHISHT MARWAHA, 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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" If I can help people in any way possible while working on myself, then why not do it? "

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

Vashisht Marwaha is an industrious and hardworking final year law student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (Criminal Law Specialization). He believes in leading by example and fervently works towards being a valuable asset to the society. Which is why he has been a part of RGNUL Legal Aid Clinic and is always looking for ways to give back to the society. Vashisht wants to make the world a better place, and according to him, helping fulfil United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals is one of the best ways to do that.