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 DEBORAH OLUWASEUN SHOMUYIWA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

CMUL | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 2

" The new generation leaders need not only literal education but also to open their minds to the evolving world. I am excited to be a part of this great journey as this will not just be a path to self discovery but also an avenue to see the world as my other fellows with great minds see it and make the world better. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Journey for Impact

Journey for Impact aims to equip young people in my society to grow out of the norm that environment and society has dropped them. A lot of young people are exposed to so much discouragement, disappointment, poverty and a lot of social vices and this leads to loss of self-awareness, self-confidence and lost dreams and goals. This project is aimed at capacity building especially mentally and to teach the need for goal setting and planning. Journey for Impact will be hosted primarily on Instagram and we hope to gain at least 500 followers, 500 page visits per week, at least 15 comments per week and we'll be sharing at least 30 stories of survival merged with success and weekly nuggets for self improvement.

About the Millennium Fellow

Deborah Shomuyiwa is a young African leader and an undergraduate in the University of Lagos. She is a strong advocate of personal development and capacity building especially amongst youths. She is especially passionate about helping young people discover their passion and equip them especially mentally in attaining their goals and dreams.

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