ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.
“I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will not only expand my mind to new horizons but also help me build my leadership skills as an aspiring physician to always stay impactful to my community and the world at large. I am passionate about taking preventive measures which I strongly believe is a great tool for achieving long term Sustainable development goals in order to maintain good health and well-being”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Mama Villa project
The Mama Villa project is aimed at addressing the community on healthy eating through health talks, seminars and a fair which will altogether help achieve good health and well-being Over the period of the Millennium Fellowship, we hope to achieve the following:
Host 2 events, each reaching a total audience of over 500 people to educate campus students, staffs and members of the local community on how to prevent diet-related diseases by eating healthy and also enlighten them on the SDG'S
Have a fair where healthy meals will be promoted and provide
About the Millennium Fellow
Adebanjo Omololu Uwana is a 3rd year pre clinical student, studying Medicine and Surgery at the Benjamin Carson School of medicine at Babcock University, ilishan-remo Ogun state. Nigeria. She is the co-founder of Mama Villa kitchen, a lifestyle kitchen that is centred around promoting good health of their clients through uncommon healthy meals.
She is a humanitarian as she has actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, and maintaining human dignity through organizations such as YALI Network, Restructure Africa where she has served as a project coordinator and currently serves as a Medical volunteer. She is an health advocate who has been able to promote health and access to health care in communities and the larger public under the umbrella of a foundation called Global Vision Support International Foundation (Vision Center) where she currently serves as a medical volunteer.
She is passionate about impacting people's lives through her role as a care giver, a future physician and hopes to forge ahead until it's global, she also hopes to collaborate with the United Nations in the future to make a sustainable impact which will promote good health and well-being on a global level