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 PRAISE CHIMEREMEZE LAZARUS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2
" I am tremendously excited to be Part of the Millennium Fellowship. I am looking forward to interacting and building connections with other individuals like myself who are likewise passionate about delivering positive change. I hope to build connections with these peers as well as gain extra motivation to continue to drive for an interconnected society with visible and continuous improvement and to achieve sustainable goals in order to make the world a better place. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Pledre
Pledre is an organization that aims to educate the world by providing platforms that allows schools, teachers and students interact across borders irrespective of location.
About the Millennium Fellow
Praise Lazarus is an Electrical and Electronics student University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Co-Founder of Pledre and the Assistant Head for the Charity Committee of the Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Students (SEEES), University of Ibadan. He is a Common Purpose Commonwealth100 alumni and has completed the GCED 101 course from the Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Online Campus. Praise is most passionate about delivering positive change and is a volunteer for programmes in his local environment like the Clean City Initiative (CCI, Ibadan), and the Feed a Child Initiative (FACI, Ibadan).