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 OKOKO PATRICIA AMINA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 2
" The Millennium Fellowship is the space I require with the opportunity to work with people from different spheres of life, by this I'm part of something great and interesting, the stepping stone to unlocking potentials.
The reason why I do what I do, Simply Summed up- Purpose and passion. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Girl Child Potentials Initiative
Girl Child Potentials Initiative is a hub that is aimed at empowering victims and non victims of domestic violence through every available
legal strategic means. We carried out a project in October in a secondary school titled Believe in Yourself You can do it. There was a panel discussion, Empowering girls for a brighter tomorrow. We are preparing to set up girl child clubs in secondary schools.
About the Millennium Fellow
Okoko Patricia is a year 2 student of the department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Jos, Nigeria. She's the initiator of Girl Child Potential (GCP) an initiative aimed at activating the potential of the girl child and also addressing issues regarding domestic violence, gender equality and reduced inequalities. She served as an emerging Nigerian Leader under the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) with the Center for Social Awareness, Advocacy and Ethics (CSAAE) for a period of 6 months. Patricia volunteers with Rotary Club Partners; Rotaract Club of University of Jos as the director of club projects. Patricia is passionate about the girl child and community development.