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 UZAIR SHOWKAT SHEERWANI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

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" “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”~Gloria Steinem.
My nature of work is help others to face the world , this feeling is no different than the feeling of caring for each other and happiness it generates is enough for me to get going. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Paper Towns

"Paper Towns" is a project whose objective is to make minds (towns of our own body) white ( peaceful , here denoted by white paper). The planned objective of project is to create the awareness about mental health ,teach social-emotional skills to help them navigate relationships, figure out who they are and how they belong, and stay resilient when life hands them challenges .we will also perform activities to promote positive mental health and overcome the stigma of mental illness. We want to create the environment where every person is welcomed and able to share his life , feelings , hardships with us so that we can prepare them to face the challenges life brings to them. We want to light a candle in their lives so they become warm, happy and lively again .

About the Millennium Fellow

Uzair Showkat is a competitive engineering student at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology , Uzair was born in Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir ), India . As Kashmir has been often referred to as conflict zone , he has seen how the conflict has changed the prespective to life and how it has affected the generation. For as long as he could remember , Uzair has always cared about people , and has always tried to help people in need whenever possible . Since his highschool Uzair has been thinking about the deteriorating mental health in kashmir due to many reasons and is planning to help them to coop up with mental health . His plan in future is to firmly take step in mental wellbeing and promote positive mental health and overcome the stigma of mental illness.