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 AMARACHI SHARON ESONWUNE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1
" I am Excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I will be opportune to
connect and network with like minded and
passionate individuals both on campus and globally. I look forward to being an individual who would cause a stir for change in several communities. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Better Vision Awareness
Better Vision awareness is an initiative aimed at reducing the population of individuals within all age range with eye defects by enlightening the public on
various way to care for the eyes by encouraging them to visit an eye clinic
frequently for checkups.
Between August to November 2020;
-We plan to host outreaches reaching out to a population of individuals across all
ethnic groups, races, age and gender.
- To educate the youth on my campus about the UN SDGs
- We'll partner with teams of the same vision to provide free medical checkups to cater for the less privileged.
About the Millennium Fellow
Amarachi Esonwune was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an Ocular health advocate. She finds great joy in volunteering for the community. Her ultimate goal in life is to put a smile on someone's face in any way possible she could. She is a Undergraduate student of the University Of Benin majoring in Optometry.