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 SHARON FOFO MENSAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology | Kumasi, Ghana | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" To lead is to serve' - I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I believe this given opportunity will aid me to learn, unlearn, re-learn, gain skills and knowledge and expertise to work towards my advancement of a field in whichever area of expertise I may take up. It will also help to make a difference in the society because it will help train me as both server and a leader and also expose me to a wide variety of network opportunities. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: The Cedi Initiative
The Cedi Initiative project is centered on Empathy that allows people to donate money starting from Coins relevant to the country's currency at the same time publicing the awareness of SDG 4 which the money will be used in helping less privileged children in and out of schools to enable them further their education. This is because it allows the society to put themselves "in someone else's shoes"‚ to understand other's situation, perceptions and feelings from their point of view. And thus will be able to communicate that understanding back to the other person. Sharing the experience of donating to charity with the society shows that it can make positive changes in the world as visionary global leaders. Sharon looks forward to acquiring at least $400 which will enable the purchase of about 100 books and stationaries.
About the Millennium Fellow
Sharon Fofo Mensah is the last child of a Christian family of seven. She is a girl with the passion to serve and to lead especially in challenging situations. She has great empathy which she believes is one of the core factors that will help her pursue Medicine to be a doctor. She is hard working, loyal, honest, a critical thinker, open minded and unbaised, and also care free. She loves to write poems, stories that is both fiction and non fiction and drama. She enjoys reading and most importantly she loves adventures in any aspect of life, where she explores whatever opportunities come her way.