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 NIKKITHA TERASA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Stella Maris College | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9

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" I want to be a Millennium Fellow because any kind of service that I have to offer to a community will be judged based on my intentions, and what I get out of it. This is especially true when conducting surveys to understand a community's problems better. The respondents may not be comfortable sharing information with a stranger who is not directly impacted by an issue. For this purpose and also to approach officials who may be instrumental in implementing a solution, I want to be a Millennium Fellow as it adds a sense of credibility to the work I intend to do. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The 3R Project

The 3R Project aims to promote and implement the 3 Rs of sustainable development, namely, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. It provides a practical and hands-on approach to reduce, reuse and recycle day to day products. The 3R project falls under the Sustainable Development Goal number 12 - Responsible Production and Consumption. It follows through in two main phases - the first one being Awareness and the other being The Collection Drive.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nikkitha Terasa is a life science undergraduate student, interested to make a difference by educating people especially kids about science and society. She has been a part of numerous initiatives across organizations working to bring about an eco-centric society. She is also an empathetic leader who has created an environment where her leadership makes it is easy for people to communicate and not be intimidated by it. This empathy is also what fuels her to give back to her community in some way or the other.