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 BARNIE COMFORT DUFIE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Cape Coast | Cape Coast, Ghana | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3
" I am excited to be apart of this fellowship because I know being part of this family will help me in making my dream a reality.
My dream of educating our females that we are made for more and that we have to come on board and help reduced the early child marriages, female mutilation, and other activities that prevent the female from enrolling in school. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: EMPOWERING FEMALES FOR ACTION
SDG 5 GENDER EQUALITY
AIM: To achieve Gender equality and empower all women and girls.
What we do: visit schools (senior and junior high school) and rural communities to educate the females especially on certain issues raised by the SDG, like early marriages, FGM, forced Marriages: their effects and its prevention.
About the Millennium Fellow
Barnie Comfort Dufie is a level 400 Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) student in the University of Cape Coast. She is currently in her final year in the University and is very enthused in helping to build the capabilities of females.
She believes in women empowerment and hope to get every woman motivated into schooling and building a better future for themselves.
Comfort Dufie, also believes that not the males are born to be leaders but females are also and there seeks to promote this leadership skills in women and to involve themselves in the decision making of the nation.