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 SHEILLAH MUNSABE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
African Leadership University | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 2
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I believe that it is a diverse platform that will connect me with fellow young minds and join our efforts in making our local communities better. It's never to late to create change, all it requires is taking the first step and continue this is why I believe that with all initiatives and projects focusing at environmental protection and sustainability are of a great impact to mother nature because every single effort in the fight of climate change counts. This is why I have made a commitment that I will use every available opportunity that can enable me do more for the environment. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: She4Nature
She4Nature is a project that aims at supporting, encouraging, or campaigning women and girls to use their potential and join the conservation field through mentorship and an online platform that enables them to access environmental or conservation-related opportunities. The project hopes to reach above 50 young women and girls, providing project development skills to at least 10 women-led conservation projects and building.She For Nature will be an online platform that will be equipped with conservation or environmental opportunities like online mentorship, careers, project funds, scholarships, etc.
About the Millennium Fellow
Sheillah Munsabe is a final year student at African Leadership University (ALU) and a conservation scholar with ALU School of Wildlife conservation. She is majoring in International Business and trade focusing on Business Innovation in the Conservation sector. Sheillah is passionate about sustainable development, ways in which we can sustainably use our natural resources to reduce the effects of climate change.