ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ADEBANJO OMOLOLU UWANA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Babcock University | Ikenne, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 5
" I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will not only expand my mind to new horizons but also help me build my leadership skills as an aspiring physician to always stay impactful to my community and the world at large. I am passionate about taking preventive measures which I strongly believe is a great tool for achieving long term Sustainable development goals in order to maintain good health and well-being "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Mama Villa Project
The Mama Villa Project la aimed at advancing SDG 3 by creating awareness on diet dependent diseases and its prevention through healthy eating and living. Health talks were given to the target audience on some of these diseases and its lifestyle prevention, lastly, free health checkup was rendered to the target audience including free blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index check and counseling on diet.
About the Millennium Fellow
Adebanjo Omololu Uwana is a 3rd year pre-clinical student, studying Medicine and Surgery at the Benjamin Carson School of medicine at Babcock University, ilishan-remo Ogun state. Nigeria. She is the co-founder of Mama Villa kitchen, a lifestyle kitchen that is centered around promoting good health of their clients through uncommon healthy meals.
She is a humanitarian as she has actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, and maintaining human dignity through organizations such as YALI Network, Restructure Africa where she has served as a project coordinator for a project called "Bubbles," where the kids in a juvenile home at Asero-Abeokuta where visited and rendered humanitarian services. She currently serves as a Medical volunteer at this Organization. She is a health advocate who has been able to promote health and access to health care in communities and the larger public under the umbrella of a foundation called Global Vision Support International Foundation (Vision Center) where she currently serves as a medical volunteer.
She is passionate about impacting people's lives through her role as a caregiver, a future physician and hopes to forge ahead until it's global, she also hopes to collaborate with the United Nations in the future to make a sustainable impact which will promote good health and well-being on a global level