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 JEREMIAH OLUGBEMINIYI AJAYI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Obafemi Awolowo University | Ife, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 2
" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it gives me the platform to pursue my dream of helping young people achieve economic growth and increased employment. I‚Äôm also thrilled because I get the chance to work with like-minds. I believe that with increased jobs, the general economy will boom. And so, I am working hard to ensure that Nigerian youths get jobs (especially freelance-related jobs). "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Digivention
Digivention is a project geared towards achieving SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). It aims to achieve that by accomplishing the following goals:
- Sponsor the CV review of 20 youths.
- Partner with Week of Saturdays in prepare at least 50 youths for a freelance path.
- Publish a curation of free online courses that will speed up the advancement of young professionals (especially undergraduates, unemployed, and new-entry workers).
- Partner with Forthserve Academy to train selected young people on soft skills.
- Assist at least 30 youths with LinkedIn profile optimization.
About the Millennium Fellow
Jeremiah Ajayi is a human capital development enthusiast. He wears different caps as he is a law student, writer, and community management at the Week of Saturdays.