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 OLUWAPELUMI IDOWU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
LASUCOM | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" I'm very excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will give me the platform to make an impact on lives. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Sound Body And Mind (SBAM)
Sound Body And Mind(SBAM) Initiative is an enterprise/project that aims towards educating masses on physical and mental health and their interconnections: Bring to them information on how mental health can affect physical health and vice versa.
In the given time, we plan to reach out to a number of individuals, sensitize them with the help of psychologists and psychiatrists on tips and principles of mental health. Also, we'll be sensitizing them with the help of health workers on maintaining a healthy life physically.
About the Millennium Fellow
Oluwapelumi Idowu is a 2nd year medical student at Lagos State University College of Medicine, Nigeria and also a budding graphics designer. He is very passionate about SDG3: Good Health and Well-being especially how mental health can affect physical health and vice versa. He is also an interested in SDG4: Quality Education. He hopes to change the narrative of mental health neglect in his country.