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 MERCY IYANGBE ELOEBHOSE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 3
" I am very excited to part of the Millennium Fellowship because, this is a perfect way for me and many other young change Makers to impact our Community in the ways we can, and this will also help boast my team work skills as I will be learning from other young change Makers. I so much believe that if the girl Child is Educated, the world will be a better place and I am dedicated to see this goal come true. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Girls Hangout Initiative.
Girls Hangout Initiative is a non governmental Organization, that seeks to create a platform to assist young girls achieve their purpose in life (through Education) and help raise a generation Virtuous ladies that will be assest and not liabilities to their society. We are very much aware of the increasing Number of teen marriage, teen pregnancy, lack of quality education, and Female genital mutilation facing the girl child especially in Africa and we are passionate about bringing an end to these menance in our society.
Our goal is to provide education for the girl child and we believe that with it she will be more empowered to achieve her goals and this we hope to achieve with our back to school projects, Community outreach program to enlighten young ladies and mother of the need to send their children to school, Seminars on Reproductive health, and skill aquisition project to empower women. We plan to reach about 10,000 girls and women between August and December.