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 CHINEDU JESSE ISAGBAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" I am more than excited because this platform affords me an opportunity in a larger scale to impact lives through my individual projects and through the campus project. There's no actual change that doesn't begin from one's immediate surrounding; and this fellowship is what I truly need to function as a changemaker "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Winning all youth
A local step to build entrepreneurial motivation within the large unemployed population of youths in Jo's,Nigeria
About the Millennium Fellow
Isagbah Chinedu is a 500 Level Student of Law at the University of Jos. He has involved himself in the implementation of the SDGs from the very beginning through numerous projects he founded or volunteered with. He started the Greater Nigeria Initiative in 2015 to tackle issues in Education in the Northern part of Nigeria. He was named Global Goodwill Ambassador in 2018 by the Global SDGs Foundation. He is currently an Assistant country Director of the International Youth Society in Nigeria,state Coordinator for Social Impact Africa (an SDGs solution based NGO),Chinedu is passionate about educating young people in Nigeria and hopes to influence the reduction of out of school children in Nigeria.