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. 

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JANICE WANJIKU MURIUKI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

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" I am really excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will give me an opportunity to fight for my cause as well as to get to interact and network with other young change makers around the world. I am passionate about quality education because I know that it is a big challenge here in Kenya, having volunteered in an underprivileged public primary school. I want to ensure that all children are able to access quality education. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Waridi

Waridi is a mentorship program where we empower children with life skills. This would put them in a better position to overcome many of the challenges they face and become the best versions of themselves.

About the Millennium Fellow

Janice Muriuki is a 19-year-old Kenyan girl studying Law at Strathmore University. She is currently in her second year of school. She has always been a girl who believes in helping others and putting a smile on someone's face everyday. She has always had a passion to change the world for the better.