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 OGUNYE, RACHAEL OLAKUNMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3
" I am impressed by the good values, knowledge about world issues and the commitment to collaborative action shown by Millenium fellows around The world.
The Millennium development fellowship will provide a platform to enrich my knowledge, experience, understanding and outlook on the world. The fellowship will also provide an opportunity to impact my campus and the community at large.
I want to take my social impact to the next level. The fellowship will be a starting point (more like a springboard) of which the experiences gained from the fellowship will be channelled to future projects and other endeavours. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Main Project - Mental health Awareness (Sub-Project - Sanitation Awareness)
Mental health Awareness is a project designed to remove the stigma associated with mental health; depression, anxiety, stress and even suicidal tendencies that students in campus face. The project educates students on how to manage their mental health in the 21st century, also to ensure that the make use of the various mental health and youth friendly centers around them. This is aim to reduce the suicidal tendencies that most students have in campus, relieve most students from undergoing depression.
The project also aims to address how students can manage stress in the campus.
The Sanitation Awareness was done to stimulate students and members of the University community to imbibe proper sanitation measures.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ogunye, Rachael Olakunmi is a final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan with an outstanding academic performance.
She has a strong desire to be a life saving agent and serve those in need. She can be said to be an education and health advocate.
She is friendly, diligent, hardworking, challenge-motivated, articulate, dependable, goal-oriented, and has a proven track record of leading multi-functional teams.
She has held various leadership positions including the Health Minister of Queen Idia Hall and Vice-president of Rotaract Club at the University of Ibadan.
She loves networking and volunteering.