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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. 44,000+ student leaders from 3,300+ campuses across 170+ nations applied to join the Class of 2023. 260+ campuses worldwide (just 9%) in 38 countries were selected to host 4,000+ Millennium Fellows for the Class of 2023.



Christ (Deemed to be University) Yeshwanthpur Campus | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2


Millennium Fellowship Project: Jivisha: A Step Towards Harmony

Jivisha, founded by Millennium Fellows Prarthna Mishra, Akankshya Panigrahi, Rudraksh Gohil, and Omisha, emerged as part of the Millennium Fellowship Project 2023 with the ambitious goal of contributing to Sustainable Development Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-being. The organization's central focus revolves around advocating for work-life balance, a critical aspect often overlooked in the lives of college students grappling with the challenges of today's fast-paced academic environment. Derived from the founders' personal experiences and a deep understanding of the stress that accompanies college life, Jivisha is unwavering in its commitment to providing students with the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively manage their work-life equilibrium.

In its initial foray, Jivisha took proactive steps by organizing an impactful online workshop on work-life balance. Concurrently, the organization utilized popular social media platforms such as Instagram and LinkedIn to disseminate information and raise awareness. The workshop, featuring distinguished panelists who shared insights and personal experiences related to maintaining well-being amid the demands of academic life, was complemented by interviews conducted to gauge expectations from a wellness-promoting platform. The tangible impact of Jivisha's initiatives is reflected in the direct benefit to approximately 100 college students, affirming the effectiveness of its approach in aligning with SDG 3.

Recognizing the multifaceted challenges faced by students, ranging from academic pressures to personal growth, Jivisha takes a holistic approach. It actively acknowledges and addresses the potential negative consequences of a lack of work-life balance, differentiating itself by creating a platform that places a distinct emphasis on mental well-being. The organization aspires to foster a supportive community where academic success coexists harmoniously with a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Jivisha's proactive stance in addressing these challenges goes beyond mere recognition; the organization actively works towards mitigating them. It understands the demanding and stressful nature of the traditional academic environment, recognizing the potential for burnout and mental health issues among students.

To tackle these challenges, Jivisha strategically created a platform that not only serves as an informational resource but functions as a community hub. Here, students can find support, share experiences, and access tools designed to enhance their mental and emotional resilience. The emphasis on mental well-being is pivotal to Jivisha's mission, acknowledging the intrinsic link between academic success and the mental health of students. The organization firmly believes that a healthy and balanced lifestyle is not a luxury but a necessity for students to perform at their best, challenging the prevailing notion that success in academics requires sacrificing personal well-being. By actively addressing the challenges posed by the fast-paced academic world, Jivisha lays the foundation for a more sustainable and holistic approach to education, empowering students to achieve their academic goals while maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Looking toward the future, Jivisha has set ambitious goals to expand its reach and impact. Envisioning itself as a startup, the organization plans to conduct more wellness workshops, podcasts, and research to gain a deeper understanding of its audience and strengthen its initiatives. A notable future endeavor involves the development of a dedicated application aimed at further promoting work-life balance and overall well-being among students. Jivisha also plans to reach a milestone of 1000 followers on Instagram within two months, a feat that will trigger the launch of an online business offering planners specifically designed to facilitate work-life balance. Additionally, the organization intends to collaborate with experts for podcasts, adding another dimension to its innovative approach.

In conclusion, Jivisha's journey thus far has been characterized by a steadfast commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of students. By addressing the critical issue of work-life balance, the organization has not only achieved its initial goals but has set the stage for future growth and expansion. The dedication of the founders, Prarthna Mishra, Akankshya Panigrahi, Rudraksh Gohil, and Omisha, is palpable in the tangible impact on the lives of 100 students and the successful alignment with SDG 3.

As Jivisha looks ahead, its vision of impacting thousands reflects a deep understanding of the importance of holistic well-being in the academic journey. The transition from a project to a startup, coupled with innovative approaches like podcasts and application development, showcases the organization's adaptability and commitment to staying relevant in the dynamic landscape of student life. Jivisha's work is not just a project; it represents a movement towards harmonious living, where the pursuit of knowledge seamlessly coexists with a commitment to mental and physical health.

About the Millennium Fellow

Students face a difficult time adjusting to the surrounding especially if the crowd they are surrounded by is not supportive. We would like to work on the impacts of student life on their work quality

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