ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SHIVANK TAKSALI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Northeastern University l Massachusetts, USA l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 3

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“I grateful to be a Millennium Fellow because I believe it can act as a launchpad to empower young people with a sense of agency and enable students to give themselves permission to become change-makers in their community.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Entrepreneurs Club aim to provide students with a sense of agency through experiential learning and first-hand exposure to entrepreneurship. Fostering a community of young people, business leaders, and investors focused on innovation and societal impact. Their goal is to launch 15-20 student-led ventures from August to November with the participation of 100+ students on campus during events including speaker series and pitching bootcamps.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shivank is a fifth year International Business major with concentrations in Marketing and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Chinese. Over his journey with the NU Entrepreneurs Club, he has embodied the role of leading the marketing team and participated as a venture in the Husky Startup Challenge. Previously, he worked at Toast in Boston and Ashoka in Singapore. He is fresh off a year abroad in Asia and is interested in building a world where everyone is a change-maker.

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