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 AJAYI OREOLUWA MARTINS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of Ilorin | Ilorin, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" The Millennium Fellowship is an opportunity to meet a set of emerging leaders and global change makers that have passionate interests at ensuring the world becomes a better place. This opportunity provides me with essential knowledge, exposure and network of people to spur my interest in providing effective solutions towards world urban issues. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Save the City

Save the City is an initiative birthed towards a drive to promote sustainable developments and a livable city within our communities by ensuring we intimate urban residents about the rudiments and benefits of a circular economy through proper waste disposal methods to promote recycling and also promote urban green spaces and afforestation to battle climate actions. This campaign is carried out in schools(secondary and tertiary) as well as public spaces.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ajayi Oreoluwa Martins is a 500 level student at University of Ilorin studying Urban and Regional Planning. Ajayi is an active member of the Wikimedia Fan Club, University of Ilorin and serves as the Commissioner for Special Duties, which has spurred his interest in being a part of open source knowledge. He has a passion for environmental actions, sustainability, urban economics and finance. He also believes in the power of optimism, teamwork, creativity and an honest approach in making things better.

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