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 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JAFFALIE TWAIBU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
Arizona State University | Arizona, United States | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 4
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I have the opportunity to contribute to the United Nations(UN) Sustainable Development Goals. I feel empowered to be part of a solution to global challenges. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: The 25 Community Resource Organization
The 25 Community Information Resource Organization is a social enterprise aimed at empowering local communities with Information Technology. The project will create a conducive environment for e-learning and a space for youth-led development projects in Malawi. During August to November, the project would like to fundraise for $ 15000 worth of seed funding so that the project can be implemented by June 2019.
About the Millennium Fellow
Jaffalie Twaibu is a senior studying Biomedical Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU). He is also a student in Barrett, the Honors College at ASU. Jaffalie is originally from Lilongwe, Malawi. He is studying in the United States under the MasterCard Foundation Scholarship he won in 2015 after demonstrating a leadership and intellectual commitment to impact change to his community.