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 IVAN KAKOOZA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Gulu University | Gulu, Uganda | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6
" I am very excited to be a Millennium Fellow because of the multitude of opportunities the program provides, ranging from international connections, projects trainings to leadership skills. I hope to exploit every chance on my plate through this wonderful platform. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Hope For Girls' Rights Initiative
The project is about raising a voice for the voiceless female students at campus who face a variety of violations in their study environment. The activities of the project model includes the university administration, students' guild, government and parents in the fight against violation of female students so that they acquire equal hearing as for boys. Women emancipation forms one of the core values. During the Millennium fellowship program, the Fellows plan to carry out most of the project activities via online platforms, with a target of reaching about 100 individuals with a direct impact.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ivan Kakooza is a Ugandan medical student at Gulu University interested in community projects that are founded on a charity base. He has seen love and passion for the little children by non-government organizations (NGO's) raise him through his education life, and it has been upon this that his commitment to support the needy was founded. With a group of like-minded individuals, he is currently working on a project called Hope for Girls' Rights Initiative to help defend the girls through their campus education journeys.