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 SHARANYA ROY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
XIM University | Bhubaneswar, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6
" I have always been very enthusiastic about social welfare and related measures thus; I needed a platform to express my views and further my ideas about social impact. As a Millennium Fellow, I have an excellent opportunity that will enable me to reach out to people who have been dealing with mental health problems due to the Coronavirus pandemic and likewise help them out. The skills that I gain from this experience will enable me to execute my subsequent projects in a streamlined manner. I’m delighted to be a part of the Millennium 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
Sharanya Roy is a second-year student at XIM University, Bhubaneswar (Formerly known as Xavier University Bhubaneswar). Brought up in Delhi, India, she is extremely passionate about social work and constantly strives to make an impact.
Post the deadly second wave of Covid in India, she has been consistently working to spread vaccine awareness among the rural population through a group led project. She is also very interested to work upon pressing environmental issues. In her free time, she likes to paint and read books.
In the future, she aspires to work tirelessly to address various socio-economic problems and provide viable solutions.