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 V KIRTHANA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Stella Maris College | Chennai, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

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" I am extremely honoured to have been accepted as a Millennium Fellow for the Class of 2021. I am proud to be associated with an organization that provides a platform for students to connect with like-minded individuals and change the world for the better. The most exciting thing about being a Millennium Fellow is to have the opportunity to understand the real issues faced by people and make a positive impact in society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: FINDEPENDENT

Findependent is a social impact project led by Millennium Fellows (presented by United Nations Academic Impact & Millennium Campus Network) Roshni K Mathew, V Kirthana, Aliya Sheriff, Haifa Maryam and Ritheka Sundar from Stella Maris College, Chennai. This is a social media-centered online campaign that aims to address financial literacy among young women. Oftentimes, students are inadequately informed about managing money and savings and investments options available to them. And financial literacy is fast becoming one of the core skills which facilitate greater opportunities in this competitive world. Better financial literacy would enable young women to make calculated decisions that would ultimately aid in achieving a higher standard of living. Therefore, we feel that it is important to acclimatize the youth of today with this very essential skill and address the gender gap on financial literacy in India.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kirthana is a hardworking and cheerful individual who is pursuing her Bachelors in Economics in Stella Maris College, Chennai. She is always willing to learn and pursues her professional and personal interests enthusiastically. A firm believer in empathy, Kirthana is passionate to make the world a kinder place to live.