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 NISHITA CHOWDHURY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

XIM University | Bhubaneswar, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" “We rise by lifting others up.” –Robert Ingersoll
Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will give me networking opportunities with brilliant people who have the same passion for making a change in the world. This fellowship will give me the chance to be a part of the global community of likeminded brilliant young leaders who are working towards attaining sustainable development goals. I hope to learn and grow through this fellowship. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Inaayat

Project Inaayat is an initiative of students of XIM University, Bhubaneswar India; organised under the auspices and aegis of the Millennium fellowship, in co-ordination with United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). The project aims to advance Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good health and well-being and UNAI principle 6; commitment to human rights. The project name "Inaayat" is inspired by the team's noble intentions of kindness and compassion; realized by the trajectory of educational advancements and debunking mental health taboos. The team consists of Millennium fellows (from the Class of 2021), committed to educate, advocate and support the cause of mental health and well being (SDG: 3). Since their motto is "Your Story Matters", Project Inaayat creates platform for the students of the University and across to share their voices and organise awareness campaigning through webinars, competitions and interactions in their social channels.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nishita Chowdhury is an Economics student of Xavier Institute of Management University, Bhubaneswar. She was born and brought in Kolkata, India. She is a diligent, hardworking and passionate student who believes that helping others who aren’t as lucky as us is the first step towards making the world a better place. She hopes to raise awareness about mental health, and spotlight the urgent need for a change in our mental health culture. Most importantly, she is a believer- a believer of love, a believer of change, a believer in a better tomorrow for the future generations.