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 JAMEELA BINT NAMBI NSUBUGA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda | Advancing SDG 3, SDG 11 & UNAI 5

" In the words of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, Leadership is a dialogue, not a monologue. I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because this is an opportunity to engage with leaders from different countries and learn more than a mouthful from them. Furthermore, these are leaders who have the same interest as me, the interest of advancing SDGs on our campuses and in our communities. I am particularly interested in advancing SD3 (good health and wellbeing) through raising awareness about the importance of good dental health among primary school going children because this an important but yet underlooked topic in the school curriculum as well as in the community at large. Poor oral health compromises the quality of life and can lead to complications in the long run. As a medical doctor in training, not only is it my job to save lives but it is also my job to preserve and prolong life. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Intelligent transportation systems

The project is innovating intelligent transportation systems to increase road safety,through surveillance of driver’s behavior and traffic law enforcement. The project will give training on several activities, to empower the community on the safe use of roads. The training will include; first aid training, Car maintenance skills, and safe use of the road for both drivers and pedestrians especially kids.

About the Millennium Fellow

NSUBUGA Jameela Bint Nambi is a fourth year student of a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. She is the current secretary general of the Medicine Society of Makerere and a proud mentee of Project Girls for Girls, a mentorship program that aims to arm women with courage, vision and skills needed to take on public leadership. As an aspiring paediatrician she is particularly interested in good life and wellbeing of children and women.

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