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 MANOGYA LAKSHMI CHAVA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) | Hyderabad, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 10

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" I am excited to be a part of a team within the college that believes in giving back, enabling change, and have the aim to do their part in furthering the UN goals of sustainability. Additionally, the Millennium Fellowship would also connect me to other similar people who have shared interests and that excites me the most. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Inaya

Inaya seeks to empower through education. In today’s day and age, independence and self-sustenance is key. Often, women who have been abused, are underprivileged or do not have the ability or the support to fight those who have been denying them their basic rights, do not have the fundamental financial knowledge needed to utilize their earnings and funds appropriately. It is through basic financial knowledge that we seek to empower the women of Hyderabad and do our bit to help them become citizens who are aware and responsible.

About the Millennium Fellow

Manogya Chava is a student of law in India studying in her fourth year. She is passionate about child rights, education, and the interplay between the two in light of the overall legal system. As a student of law, she truly believes in the ability of law to provide and enable change in the world. This strive translated to her work with various foundations including the MyChoices Foundation which aims to educate children on their rights. Additionally, in her role as a former member and General Secretary of the Legal Aid Centre, she has overseen various programs which strive towards similar goals.