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 DONNA CHERUTO CHEPKWONY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Kenyatta University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" The fellowship offers the best chance at transforming our hopes for our communities into reality. The unique combination of leadership development, connection with likeminded individuals and global exposure is an exciting experience I am really looking forward to. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Aftercare Initiative

The Aftercare Project aims is targeted at individuals in the community with Noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, kidney disease, hypertension and seeks to improve the follow-up management after they have been discharged from hospital as many such patients in my country are not able to access this care. The Aftercare Project seeks to create a database on which patients with various conditions may register their contact details according to their conditions and and which is then used to schedule appointments and regularly contact patients for follow up on their conditions.
This database will seek to register 20 new patients weekly from a local hospital and in the course of 3 months, accumulate a register of upto 250 individuals who can be helped with the follow up and management of their conditions.

About the Millennium Fellow

Donna Cheruto Chepkwony is student of Medicine in her fourth year of study. Her career choice mirrors her empathetic personality and love for science. Donna is passionate about contributing to the alleviation of suffering through medicine. She is also keen on inspiring girls to pursue stem careers for the betterment of their future and improve of diversity in the field. Donna also has a natural talent for sports and enjoys swimming, biking and football.

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