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 SWETHA SARACHANDRA KUMAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology | Kochi, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" As an individual aspiring to build a global network and connect with people around the world, leadership and communication prove to be the key forces that drive and aid my goal. I strongly believe that being a part of the Millennium Fellowship can help me invest my skills for the right oppurtunities and amplify them. Concurrently,I also look forward to formulating new schemes of actions and analysing them with others to bring forth plans that can help us to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. I eagerly anticipate to be a part of the Fellowship and traverse through a new path with diverse opportunities. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Creating Horizons

Creating Horizons is a guidance platform with a motive of enhancing the quality of education. What we wish to achieve through our project is to teach people how to break down concepts, starting from the roots by providing a platform to unite interested individuals to reach out and learn from others. We intend to present ideas, techniques and methods rather than ‘textbook content’ that will help learners to understand better and choose what is right for them and develop skills accordingly. By doing so, we are trying to make our learners independent and take the society forward as a whole. We also intend to approach students who do not have access to education in the present times and those from lower socio-economic background through this project. Like Nelson Mandela said “Education is the most powerful weapon with which you can change the world.” We imbibe knowledge not just by studying but by learning and then applying it to help the society in terms of advancements and technological development etc.

About the Millennium Fellow

Swetha Kumar is a jovial,competitive and determined student currently pursuing engineering at Rajagiri School Of Engineering and Technology, Kerala. Hailing from India, she completed her schooling in Dubai and is presently studying in Kerala. She is a voracious reader and has found books to always be a place of solace and understanding. A few of the prime things she has always been passionate about is leadership, communication as well as understanding the diverse cultures in the world. Along with leadership, another aspect that has always fascinated her is to devise strategies, analyse them and make conclusive decisions. During her schooling in Dubai, as well as currently in college she has always made an effort to manifest her skills for the same and aspires to make a worthy contribution to the development and achievement of UN's Sustainable Goals.