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 TANMAY GUPTA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 4

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" I am immensely excited to be a Millennium Fellow. With the mentorship from the MCN, the UN and my passion towards the project will give me a greater sense of responsibility, and I will be able to take my social impact to the next level as it is going to add more gravity to my initiatives. I am also very excited about working with a team of like-minded individuals, to learn from them and work towards a common goal and create a significant positive impact in society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: IAESTE CI-TIET

IAESTE CI-TIET is a student chapter of IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) in my college that facilitates academic student exchanges in 80+ countries around the globe. The internships come with a stipend, to offer economic assistance to the students. So, one gets to go abroad and work-experience-discover a new culture and environment, and also boosts the academic profile of the student.

About the Millennium Fellow

Tanmay Gupta is a final-year undergrad pursuing his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India. He has an inclusive and empathetic leadership style, and is always open and curious to learn new things, he strives to always be the most competent person in the room. Under the fellowship, Tanmay aspires to achieve his objective of facilitating technical foreign exchanges for the students of his college and thereby promote UN Sustainable Development Goal 8 (Decent work and Economic Growth) and UN Academic Impact Principle 4 & 6 (Opportunity to acquire skills for higher education and global citizenship).