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 KULTHUM OSHIONE ABDULLAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Lagos State University | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it is a great opportunity to connect with people of great minds and similar interest whom we can work together in achieving a nation where the importance of quality education is being appreciated. I believe that quality education is the foundation of success, being a Millennium Fellow, I'll acquire the right skill set needed to execute my project. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Women4Growth

Women4Growth is an initiative dedicated to helping children get quality education in Nigeria. The importance of quality childhood education cannot be overemphasized as it is an important aspect in child development. As related to the 'UN SDG goal 4'; Children are the future leaders of the nation and they should be given a well-rounded education. Therefore, the problems facing early childhood education in Nigeria needs to be addressed. Due to this, Learn to Excel is an initiative dedicated to helping children get quality education in Nigeria. The initiative plans to show it's dedication to it's cause by donating learning materials, organizing quizzes and debate competitions, career orientation for SSCE candidate, and also sensitising kids on the importance of education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kulthum Oshione Abdullah is a passionate advocate for early child education and she believes that the world can be a better place if children are given quality education. She is a member of The Daily Achievement of the youth (D.A.Y) Foundation and a Tribe Ambassador for Grow Africa Through Education, she is a volunteer for many non profit organisations which includes Mzuzah Africa, K.O.A Rducational Foundation and Lagos State Volunteers. She has helped organise seminars and orientation programmes for young school leavers.

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