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 elated to be a Millennium Fellow as it would serve as the perfect platform for me to learn and hone skills.
Also, working on this project and meeting like minded individuals, to give a part of ourselves back to our community and the world would be such a thrilling experience.”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Level Up Against Poverty
Project L-UP is aimed at alleviating the rate of poverty through sustainable soft and hard skill acquisition programs and entrepreneurial development. In the course of the program, a lot of young people would be educated about the SDG especially the SDG which the project is centered on. It would serve as a platform where innovative mechanisms to tackle poverty and attain financial freedom would be discussed.
Furthermore, the average Nigerian youth needs to be financially literate, understand and imbibe the earning and savings culture which the program would also cover.
About the Millennium Fellow
Belema Marshall Agbake is an absolute child at heart who enjoys traveling and experiencing new foods and culture. Born and bred in the city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State in Nigeria, Belema is a 300 level microbiology student at the University of Port Harcourt. She is enthusiastic about volunteering and giving back to society.