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 FAREEDAH OLUREMI AMEEN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ilorin | Ilorin, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3

" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it's an opportunity for me to make impact and provide knowledge on the importance of Female Education and Healthcare in my community. It is also a platform for me to connect and partner with like minded youths towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa and the World at large. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: THE STEP-UP INITIATIVE

Millennium Fellows working on the Step-up initiative are committed to promoting human rights through empowerment programs and this would be achieved by organizing virtual programs which seeks to enlighten the audience on the need to embrace and advance gender equality as well as educating women on how to take up spaces in the corporate world.

The second aspect of the project seeks to empower female students by providing mentorship opportunities for them and educating individuals in communities about the dangers of child marriage. The Fellows are positive that enlightening people about the need for gender equality as well as inclusion of women and girls in achieving this equality is one step to reducing inequalities and bridging the inequality gap. Together, they chose to collaborate and work together to achieve these objectives.

About the Millennium Fellow

Fareedah Ameen is a Fifth Year Medical Student at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
She is a versatile, ambitious and Hardworking lady who has a wide range of Experience in Volunteering and Health Outreaches.

She is passionate about SDGs 3, 4, 5 and 17 and hopes to improve the Quality of Education and Healthcare in her Community. She has obtained Certificates in Online Courses on Women's Rights and Health Policies from YALI and WHO respectively. As a Millennium Fellow, she hopes to create a Female-only Mentorship programme for young girls in her community.

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