ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
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.
“I am excited to be a part of the change-makers painting Africa on a canvas of prosperity, social positivity, and continental harmony. I am really fulfilled to be a part of the pen rewriting Africa's narrative via climate action via the Millennium Fellowship”
Millennium Fellowship Project
The Acutus project is changing the narrative of climate change by equipping the university community with the necessary weapons to militate against it and its alliances. The project is keen on zero transmission energy mechanisms and climate-smart procedures in the University. Some of the goals the project wishes to accomplish include: host two (2) major events in 1000 capacity hall of the university on climate action, carry out sensitization campaigns in the hall of residence eight (8) times within the four months, have hands-on-projects that foster climate action such as mobile apps and devices that run on renewable energy and provide standby power to various sections of the school to enable students study, work in partnership with the university environment board to plant 100 trees in the school, and use all of this avenues to raise funds estimated up to $1500.
About the Millennium Fellow
Borokinni Joshua, is a seasoned public speaker, social innovator, climate activist, consultant and ultimately an avid writer. He sits on the executive board of various organizations including Xigma (A science-tech center creating affordable, climate-smart and clean energy solutions) to foster sustainable development. He is a Royal Commonwealth Essay recipient, member of the Clinton Global University Initiative class of 2018, Youth Arm of the UNFCCC among other high-profiled organization. He was recently listed as part of 25under25 Nigerian entrepreneurs. He leverages on youths, women and key populations capacities to drive social good.