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 SHALOM AYOOLUWA EGBEBI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 9

" I feel so privileged and excited to be chosen to be among Millennium fellows as this will create a big avenue for me to make sustainable impacts on my society. I feel so pained when I discover that a great number of people in my society don't know what the SDGs are talk less of promoting it. I am very confident that this will help develop my leadership skills, train and get experts advice on how to make sustainable impact on my world. I am happy, I will be part of the change my world needs. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope is a foundation which was born in the mind of I and 3 other friends very recently to instill hope in young people like ourselves that wherever we find ourselves, we have to make impact. The project is all about we working together in creating awareness of how important our environmental resources are in my school,community and nation at large. As a student in department of forestry, it is really painful to me to see how so low we think of our forest resources and how we readily take care of it. So from this little medium of mine, I want to try to reach out to youths out there on the great importance of our renewable natural resources. Starting from creating awareness from we the students of my Great Faculty(Renewable Natural Resources in University of Ibadan) as most of us did not choose the course but are doing it because we have no choice, I want to be able to spark up our passions with the help of my other friends who have found great interest in Nature in the need for conservation of what we have around us, also reach out to other students in the University.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shalom Egbebi is a young lady who aspires to make sustainable impacts. She is a 300level student of Forestry Department, University of Ibadan. She is the only girl of her family with 4 other male siblings. She is a Godfearing Christian lady. She is a member of Nigerian Red Cross Society, University of Ibadan Chapter as she loves to serve humanity. She is a volunteer of some environmental organizations. She is currently the Vice - President of a newly founded Foundation (Ray of Hope Foundation). She is passionate about nature. She is a member of the Witty writers' world as she loves to write to inspire others.

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