ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JOANNA OLUWATOSIN ABODUNRIN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Ahmadu Bello University | Zaria, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3, SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am very grateful beyond words for the opportunity to be able to make the change that I have always dreamt of. I see this Fellowship as a rare privilege to be able to work passionately together with a team of fellows who are equally interested in making positive changes in the community. I know that there are a lot of prices o be paid like sacrificing my time and knowledge. But whatever the price is, I believe humanity deserves it. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Build Back Health and Education

The project objective is designed to provide early materials needed for the reopening of schools to both schools and students in the communities and also to engage our members in educational services. Specifically, the project will address lack of access to schools by assisting the public schools and students with covid19 prevention equipments and reading materials such as hand sanitizers, facemasks, books and pens, pads for girls. The educational services part will include volunteer community teaching to refresh children brains in preparation for resumption, volunteer teaching for already resumed students in their various schools, educational community outreach which will focus on sensitization on the need for education and call to parents to enroll their out of school children in schools, organizing Webinars to address the Nigerian already decayed educational system and need for revitalization. This project is expected to have a direct Impact on the lives of forty two thousands (42000) people and indirect impact upon the lives of 1, 000, 000 people.

About the Millennium Fellow

Joanna Abodunrin is a goal oriented, diligent and community minded individual who desires to make a positive change in the society. She has a strong passion for gender equality as she hopes for a world where men and women enjoy the same opportunities and rights in all spheres of life. A world where we no longer have gender based discriminations. Joanna strongly believes that this kind of society is possible and she is ready to contribute her quota to ensure gender equality for all.

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