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 NAMAN KAPOOR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Sciences Po | Le Havre, France | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

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" My long term goal is to bring honesty, happiness and economic prosperity to my country and to the world, and to raise children who are capably committed to this cause, and to each other. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will allow me to learn from peers and mentors about new ideas that will help me in reaching this goal. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: FLAME

FLAME stands for ‘Fostering Leadership through Access to Mentorship and Education’. The aim is to train a group of high school students into a team of ‘solutionaries’, by providing them with knowledge and tools to plan, assess and execute social initiatives, and to be conscientious choice-makers and engaged change-makers for a better world. Experienced mentors who have worked in similar fields share their invaluable experiences with the students and help them take their ideas to the next stage. Using systems thinking methodology, the students will dive deeper into their research and investigation to understand the societal systems that are causing and perpetuating the problem, as well as the deeper causes – such as beliefs, mindsets, and psychological factors – that have led us to create those systems. FLAME and its mentors would assist in implementing the solutions the students come up with to the greatest degree possible within the constraints of the WHO guidelines for the pandemic.

About the Millennium Fellow

Naman Kapoor is a student of Politics, Government and Law at Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He was born and raised in India by the banks of the river Ganga in Varanasi and spent most of his academic years at Welham Boys' School in the Doon Valley. Observing the inequalities within the society, he found education to be a 'super-power' in bridging the divide. Over the years he has created, led, and participated in various initiatives that aim for social improvement through education. Naman is a conscientious choice-maker and an engaged change-maker, who strives to build a better world, one smile at a time.