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 OGELENYA, DAISY UCHECHUKWU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 1

" That the Millennium Fellowship would give me a platform to actualize my dream of the BSSP, meet and work with new people, experience and learn new stuffs, think outside the box, grow my network, step outside my comfort zone, productively make impact, and in my little way help make the world a better place, is thrilling, to say the least. One man cannot better the world, but together we can...let's do this! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Baby Steps To Success Project.

My project, the baby steps to success project, is aimed at inspiring and motivation "street kids" within the age of 15-25 in my community to think outside the box and live up to their full potential. We do this by sharing with them inspiring stories they can relate to of people who though once in their shoes, have been able to achieve success in various fields through consistency, determination and hard work. We also expose them to the importance of taking baby steps like saving, reading the right books, listening to the right people, networking, etc, in the long run.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ogelenya, Daisy Uchechukwu is currently in her third year studying International Studies and Diplomacy (ISD) in the University of Benin, Nigeria. She enjoys taking up challenges, especially in social impact areas, and is passionate about bettering the world. She places high value on integrity, friendship, humility and honesty. Of the opinion that learning never ends, she invests in personal and career development.

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