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 AARON ROY DAVID, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

St. Xavier's College | Kolkata, India | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" The Millennium Fellowship remains a step, a pedestal that those who look to create change in any shape, form or category may take. It can enhance and sharpen your skills whether they are skills of communication, focus, drive and character amongst others. It gives us a platform for us to push and better ourselves. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Owaste

Team OWaste is focused on working towards the advancement of SDG 13–Climate Action. They campaign against the mass production and usage of plastic by actively spreading awareness about its harmfulness. The key aim of the project is to drive citizens to produce as little waste as possible by reorienting their day-to-day decisions, including food habits, waste disposal, consumption pattern, etc. OWaste believes that while individual efforts matter, large-scale systemic changes can only take place if the corporations producing plastic are held responsible and called out. As an attempt to do this, the team plans to constantly write to companies, governments, and local joints, as well as reach out to consumers, convincing them to always carry reusable bottles, straws, bags, etc. while stepping outside. Cleanups are also an integral part of this venture.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aaron Roy Anthony David is a sociology student of St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, India. He was born and raised in Kolkata itself, and has not recently educated himself on sustainable development and more ecologically safe ways to any product consumption. The world crisis whether it be climate or environmental while always has been a concern to him, has sparked more of a light under him as of late to take a stronger stance and enact any form of change that he could with the power he may hold in any institution or society.