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 AUGUSTINA OYIN-EMI TORUBIRI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Niger Delta University | Amassama, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it gives me the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals and reach out to a broader audience to actualize my goal of ensuring more African woman become intentional about their sexual and reproductive health. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Act 4 Her Initiative
Women of reproductive age group, especially those in developing countries face numerous challenges regarding their sexual and reproductive health. The Act 4 Her Initiative seeks to promote women's reproductive health by increasing awareness on the use of appropriate and suitable contraceptive methods to prevent unwanted and high-risk pregnancies, the need to plan families including spacing of pregnancies and limiting the family size, in order to prevent or reduce maternal mortality to the barest minimum. Also to create and increase awareness on the dangers of Teenage pregnancy, unsafe abortion, Sexually transmitted diseases, Female Genital Mutilation, Child/forced marriage, and others.
By the end of 2020, the Millennium Fellows would have hosted about 20 events reaching out to about 2000 persons aged 15-49 years of the Women of Reproductive Age Group across departments of the 12 faculties in Niger Delta University. They will achieve this through Social media platforms including WhatsApp and Facebook.
About the Millennium Fellow
Augustina is a goal-driven final year medical student of Niger Delta University passionate about making an impact in her field of study with emphasis on women empowerment. She hopes to use this platform to propel herself closer to this goal. Her determination to succeed pushes her to consistently work hard and she combines that with passion and dedication to achieve her goals.