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 ATRAYEE SET, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

St. Xavier's College | Kolkata, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Inclusivity and empathetic leadership guide my goals and my work towards Holistic Education for all. The Millennium Fellowship will assist in broadening the impact of our project 'UNMILIT' both in quantity and in quality. Moreover, the prospect of working with similar-minded fellows from my community and interacting with other fellows from across the world who have a similar vision of making fruitful contributions towards the SDGs makes the Millennium Fellowship immensely thrilling and inspiring. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: UNMILIT

UNMILIT is a five member team vehemently working towards imparting quality and holistic education amongst the underprivileged sections of the society especially children between the ages 4 to 18. The COVID-19 pandemic has orchestrated another shade of disparity in the road towards achieving education for all. We at UNMILIT aim to bridge this gap in accessing quality education by providing essential school supplies, donation drives, regular workshops with co-curricular activities to enrich these children. We aim to assist local orphanages and communities living below the poverty line to impart this very essential human right. Another important part of our project is to educate teenagers on menstrual health, sex education and dismantle taboos associated with it. We also have an upcoming project on promoting sustainable menstruation. UNMILIT aims for an empowered change and bring about equity and accessability in the field of achieving education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Atrayee Set is a second-year student of Sociology at St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata. Influenced by her hardworking and empathetic parents, she has learned to strive for her dreams and succor the underprivileged since her childhood. She has been ardent about books, writing, painting, and music since a young age. Atrayee has always been passionate about education for all, reducing inequalities in the arena of education and the protection of human rights. She firmly believes that holistic education is a crucial step towards building a more just and equitable world. Through her empathetic and spirited leadership, she plans to keep championing for her cause so that many more little buds can bloom to their fullest potential. Atrayee aspires to be in a professional field where she can work for the people and contribute to the SDG goals.