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 AYENI OTITO-JESU JOSHUA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2

" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will avail me the opportunity to achieve my desire for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. As I help others to gain capacity, I am empowering myself and by so doing exemplifying wat Leadership entails. Because the impact of the idea is what is of utmost concern, I am dedicated to improving the lives of others by investing in them and adding to their knowledge "

Millennium Fellowship Project: SPITCH NG (The Public Speaking Project)

My project was based on empowering individuals to gain confidence and suppress inferiority complex through the art and act of public speaking. With the project, I, in collaboration with some Literary and Debating Societies had training sessions for the University of Ibadan Students who paid a token for the training session which lasted 3-4 hours per training day of which it was a sum total of 14 days. With my project, I impacted about 50 Students directly and 90 indirectly.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ayeni Otito-Jesu is a Student at the University of Ibadan. He is passionate about making a change in our society and making a positive influence. As a multiple award-winning Public speaker, he founded an Organization called SPITCH NG, an Organization that is keen to developing individuals in the aspect of gaining confidence to speak and as such debunk the myth that Public Speaking is for a particular set of people.

Talking of his leadership skills, Ayeni Otito-Jesu is a leader par excellence and he currently serves as President of the Bode Akindele Yield Initiative (BAYI); an association that is interested in driving the attention of Youths from Drug Abuse to INNOVATIONS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT.

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