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 CATHERINE OFURE UWAYA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3
" I'm particularly thrilled to be selected as a Millennium Fellow as it offers just the right platform to connect with a vast network of persons working towards making the world a better place. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Living Everyday Above Depression Project
Living Everyday Above Depression (LEAD) Project is aimed at raising awareness on depression amongst young persons in concordance with Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals, Good Health and Wellbeing.
LEAD project seeks to improve mental health and overall quality of life by promoting awareness on mental health particularly depression, especially via online campaigns and video conferencing. This way we project to reach out to up to 300 young persons who might be going through depression or just need a mental support system.
About the Millennium Fellow
Catherine Uwaya is a final year Pharmacy student of the University of Benin. She is passionate about bringing about positive change among youths and servant leadership. She's a serial volunteer and has lent a hand in a number of worthy causes including World Largest Lessons and Amnesty International activism. She seeks to increase awareness about mental health particularly depression and bring hope to depressed persons.