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 OKUNA NGOZI PALMER, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 1
" I am so excited of being a Millennium Fellow, and i believe this is an opportunity for me to give more to my community and can bring my passion to life. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Xigma ENERGY
We provided small scale power to the village of iguobo somewhere in Edo state. Southern Nigeria. Also went to secondary schools giving lectures on climate change
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.
About the Millennium Fellow
My name is Okuna Ngozi Palmer, a 400 level student of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Benin. I am passionate about impactful technology. i desire to design technology that will solve the lingering problems in my community such as access to clean water, energy dearth and climate change hence my passion for engineering.