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 Millennium Fellow because I am a part of a group of extraordinary individuals who care about the development of the world. This fellowship encourages me to use my talents and strengths to ensure that the world becomes a better place.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
The Learn.IT project aims to provide basic quality Computer Science education to orphaned children in underprivileged communities. This project will ensure that these children acquire the basic technological knowledge, skill and confidence to stay relevant in the rapidly approaching new economy, which is characterized by technological advancements. A measurable goals this project has for the time frame of August-November is to organize a workshop to start educating the first 30 children.
About the Millennium Fellow
David Sasu is a senior at Ashesi University and he is majoring in Computer Science. He has always wanted his existence in the world to count for something good. It is this deep desire for positive impact that drives him every day. He constantly dreams of an Africa where everyone has access to quality education that empowers them to solve their own problems. He loves to teach and he aspires to specialize in the field of Artificial Intelligence so that he can implement intelligent systems to help solve Africa's education challenges