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 RUTH MOMOOREOLUWA OSIDIPE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Federal University of Agriculture | Abeokuta, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am glad to be a Millennium Fellow because it's an opportunity for me to work, impact, learn and connect with many young minds like myself. I have decided to pick SDG11, because I hope that by contributing my little effort, I will see great improvement in environmental sanitation and waste management which I always hoped for. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Go Clean Nigeria
The main concept of this project is to address the current environmental issues in Nigerian communities and on campus , directly tackling waste management and environmental sanitation.
They plan to enlighten 150 people on issues of improper waste disposal and it's effect on their environment and also teach them proper ways to dispose. They will also have one on one discussion with 50 individuals, correcting them when necessary and enforcing they adhere strictly to waste disposal rules. Provision of 10 waste bins to ease waste disposal at specific locations. Two Clean up days will also be organised to encourage good sanitation habits.
About the Millennium Fellow
Osidipe Ruth MomooreOluwa is a fourth year Civil Engineering student at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB) where she is a member of serval organisations including Association of Civil Engineering students and Junior Chamber International (FUNAAB chapter) and had served in different committees.
She is also a volunteer to several NGO's where she is committed to making social impact.
She has been able to change the mindset of people who are close to her on the issue of waste littering, and hopes to impact the knowledge that "cleanliness sustains Well-being" as she moves on in life.