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 ABDUL-JALIL ZAKARIA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University for Development Studies | Accra, Ghana | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 3

" I am excited to be part of this great network of like-minded fellows all seeking to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This gives me the opportunity to grow my professional network as well as building the future that will be desired by all. This is a dream come true since i have the opportunity to share knowledge within a global community. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Rural Tech and mentoring Network

The project aims to teach rural youth basic technological skills, improving their communication skills through reading as well as provide world class mentoring network opportunities. It hopes to impact on the youth problem solving techniques, available technological tools to leverage on for success, been able to read and write perfectly and be motivated to attain higher education. This we will be able to achieve by engaging about 30 young persons from different communities. They will also be empowered through periodic guidance and counselling from experts.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abdul-Jalil Zakaria is a third year Mechanical Engineering student from the University for Development Studies, Nyankpala campus. He is passionate about accelerating the digitization of rural communities and improving English literacy among rural youth. He is an Alumni of Africa Future leaders fellowship(AFLF), alumni of Commonwealth100. He is a dynamic young person who seeks to change the world through technology.

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