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 IKPONMWOBA ELOGHOSA ANDERSON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 7 & UNAI 1
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because MCN has created a platform of collaboration among young leaders and social changers to impact the world and am honored to be a part of this great social impact pursuit. I am always thrilled and willing to make impact when ever and wherever i can and this is an opportunity. Being a social entrepreneur, that believe strongly in young people ability to pioneer or collaborate to make social impact, i can say i am ready for the work ahead. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Xigma ENERGY
Our Xigma project is about providing clean and affordable energy access to rural communities and generally to reduce energy poverty in our Africa starting from our community. We also campaign about climate change and give people an alternative to carbon based energy. We educated by carrying our rallies and conferences.
We light up the village of iguobo somewhere in Edo state. Southern Nigeria. Also went to secondary schools giving lectures on climate change
About the Millennium Fellow
I am presently a fourth year student of the university of Benin in Nigeria studying Mechanical Engineering, I intend to transform the technological sector in my country Nigeria. Hence, I co-founder a company Xigma that uses science and technology to solve problems. I am passionate about energy and our environment and i hope to contribute my solution to this global problem