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 OLARINDE RICHARD OLOKUNTOYE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2

" I am so excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it is one of the rarest opportunities for me to team up globally with young chaps that really care about their society and are contributing immensely to it's growth and development. I am involved in the FAME Illuminate Project because I am quite passionate about quality education for teenagers and I am really interested in using this medium to give back to my community. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: FAME Illuminate Project

FAME Illuminate project is a project designed to enlighten and re-orientate the mindsets of teenagers in middle and high schools, daring them to seize opportunities and platform to lead. It is a value driven class-based leadership and civic engagement program for teenagers in middle/high schools with the primary aim of educating them on their true identity as leaders, the importance of their offices as citizens, educating them on the SDGs and challenging them to start making positive impact in their communities even while still in middle/high school.

About the Millennium Fellow

Olarinde Olokuntoye is a final year veterinary medical student in the University of Ibadan. He has over 4 years' experience in leadership and entrepreneurship. Olarinde has always been passionate about leadership and entrepreneurship since his first year in university when he volunteered as a Project associate at Enactus.

Olarinde is a partner at The FAME Foundation where he is in charge of developing strategic partnerships and securing appropriate funding for organisation's growth. Olarinde is a passionate entrepreneur and social activist who has participated and led several campaigns both off and on-campus in order to drive positive impact in his society.

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