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 AYUSHI BANERJEE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Education has no replacements in our lives . Not only institutionalised lessons but life lessons are what I aim at imparting . Moreover it will be an exchange : as a Millennium Fellow I will impart some as well as to enrich myself with what I gather from those to whom I impart. "

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

Ayushi Banerjee , a socially sensitive resident of India has grown up seeing children battle out for their bit of education. Pursuing an undergraduate degree from St. Xavier's College, she has always been eager to deliver her bit of quality education to those numerous who slog their daylight hours in sooty chambers .