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 am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it provides me with an opportunity to grow and equip myself to properly impact my society and a platform to make a change as well as build my network by connecting with like minded individuals.”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainable Development Advocates (SDA)
SDA UNILAG (Sustainable Development Advocates, University of Lagos) is an organization that aims at promoting and teaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within and outside the campus by partnering with organizations that are implementing the SDGs consciously or unconsciously. The SDGs awareness program being our major program seeks to combat people's ignorance of the SDGs. Between August and November 2020, about 8000 people will get enlightened about the SDGs. They will also be sensitized on the urgent need for them to actively play a part in the achievement of these 17 global goals.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ajenifuja Adetoro Nafeezat is a 400 level student of the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is majoring in civil and environmental engineering. She is a member of AIESEC and Sustainable developmental advocates. She is very interested in making a difference in her society and building a large network of friends and associates with similar goals.