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 CHRIS GEORGE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology | Kochi, India | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 2

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" Millennium Fellowship is the way for me to reach out to interested students who would like to devote their lives selflessly for the betterment of society. Even though the desire to better the lives of others does influence us, we are not able to work on it due to the lack of support, appreciation, funding etc. SOCIAL’21 intends to provide mentorship, networking, and fundraising opportunities for social entrepreneurs. We intend to reach out to those who are working on their projects and to provide the best projects with an opportunity to widen their impact, secure mentorship and form a strong network of like-minded social entrepreneurs who can work jointly to improve the masses. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: SOCIAL- Student Open Collaborative for Innovative Applications

Our project SOCIAL, aims at creating employers rather than employees; by motivating and providing a support system to students with innovative ideas to bring out and try out their ideas. We connect them to the right resources and expertise, thus creating an enabling environment for ideas and students to grow and develop. We aim to achieve this goal through a Product Pitch Competition with emphasis on products which solve problems faced by the society at large. SOCIAL is organized in association with RSET IEDC (Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre), which is an entrepreneurship club under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM). KSUM is the central agency of the Government of Kerala for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in Kerala, India. The SDG of our project SOCIAL is (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth & (9) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

About the Millennium Fellow

Chris George is a passionate and driven final year student at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology. Born and raised in UAE, and now studying in India, Chris brings an international perspective to the table. His interests lie in entrepreneurship, economics, politics and understanding various local & international cultures. Finally, he's is always keen on experimenting with ideas and is always interested to engage in an intellectual conversation or brainstorming session.