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've been passionate about adding value to others. I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will help me add value to others by implementing the SDG's goal 17 which develops the world around! It is an honor to be a fellow.”
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
Boluwatife Obasa is a junior at the University of Lagos studying Civil and Environmental engineering. Boluwatife Obasa is currently a member of the sustainable development advocate which is an association on campus to implement the SDG's and He also is a member of the planning committee of the Professor Ayodele Awojobi Design Competition (which enable undergraduate all over the country to participate with an innovative idea and help them start it up by competing to get winners). He helped in the planning by getting them guests, judges, and panelists alongside his team members.