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 AKARSH MUNSHI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 1

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" My sense of responsibility has taken me places, near and far. And this time, it has brought me to this prestigious fellowship that I hope would help give me a platform to express my plans and concerns for the betterment of society, along with bestowing me with the necessary skillset to empower me to achieve my goals. I am looking forward to increasing my competence and my mission to serve society bit by bit, person by person. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Dhaage Se Dosti

Dhaage Se Dosti (friendship with a thread) is a project led by Millenium Fellows Mannat Singh and Akarsh Munshi. The project aims to teach young underprivileged girls skills such as Crochet, Stitching, Bag Weaving and help them earn some extra cash by selling these products online through the medium of Mannat's small business or at craft fairs hosted in the city.

About the Millennium Fellow

Akarsh Munshi is a dynamic and energetic Mechanical Engineering student studying at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Born in Jammu and brought up in New Delhi, he has seen and met people from different backgrounds and walks of life. For as long as he can remember, Akarsh has always been driven by a strong sense of social cause, which has impacted the lives of countless individuals. He is recognized for being an advocate for mental health, women’s rights, and sex education. Additionally, he is also an adept orator, team leader, and acclaimed mentor.