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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ABHA HIMANI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" I would love to meet people with similar interests from all over the world and see how they have tried to bring a change in the society and get inspired by them, I would love to know more about how people have been working for their cause and improve myself, and contribute more towards the betterment of the society. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Aashayein
India has a literacy rate of 53.7% for women, and I want to work towards improving it further, with the help of other fellows, I would like to provide basic education (mainly mathematics) to underprivileged children who are not financially capable of having it. .
About the Millennium Fellow
Abha Himani is a second year Bachelor of Engineering student pursuing an Electronics and Communication Engineering degree at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology,India. She comes from Jharkhand, a state in India with a female literacy rate of 56.21 percent, and has been privileged enough to have parents who have helped her gain education despite the odds,which has driven her to use her privilege and help others achieve their dreams and recieve basic Education. She has always wanted to work towards Human Rights, Gender Equality and Education Rights and believes in speaking up to bring a change in the society, she lives by a quote by Nelson Mandella - “As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.”