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 OLADEJI GLORIA OLAPEJU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 5
" I am excited to be a member of Millennium Fellowship because it’s an organization that is filled with great and influential people working positively towards achieving the United Nations SDGs from different countries. It is also an avenue to further achieve SDG 5 by learning from the wealth of experience of alumni who are working towards similar goal and also by collaborating with them to achieve the vision of raising young girls who will be creatively skillful and passionate in achieving their purpose thereby thriving in various fields of their interest. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Girl Child Development Hub
Girl Child Development Hub is an initiative that promotes the welfare of the girl child with respect to advocating for 3 P's ( Purpose, Passion, Potential) and Good Health. The initiative does this by providing girls and young ladies with educational knowledge, training and resources needed to discover purpose early,fulfil It and stay healthy.
I worked with a group of students who are not millennium fellow in achieving this individual project. I combined the experiences and knowledge gained from Millennium fellowship to further increase the result will yield from our social impact.
The initiative has been able to educate and engage over 2,500 girls in about 25 schools in 5 states in Nigeria. We were also able to provide 70 of them with resources needed for personal development and good health. We don't plan to stop there, even after the completion of millennium fellowship, I will work with these team to further equip 50 girls next year with skills needed to thrive and fulfill purpose in life.
About the Millennium Fellow
Gloria Oladeji is a penultimate student at the University of Ibadan studying Human Kinetics and Health Education with a major in Health Education. She serves currently as the School Unit Coordinator for Red Cross Society, UI detachment. She is also a campus journalist in her university. She is the founder of Girl Child Development Hub an initiative with about 45 young adults working collectively to achieve SDG5. Her love for humanitarian service, community development and human development has made her volunteer for many reputable organizations, conferences and projects. She enjoys engaging in yoga activities as it helps her further improve her flexibility, meditation power, focus and balance.