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 OLUWATOSIN FELISTA YESUFU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

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

" I'm so excited to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship as it is an opportunity to make impact in the community around me, I'm also looking forward to working and learning from diverse network of young individuals around the globe. "

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

Yesufu oluwatosin is a final year Medicine and Surgery student at College of Health Science, University of Ilorin. During her time in school she has acquired knowledge and experiences by volunteering in various health outreaches and she is a member of Ilorin Sickle Cell Club. She is passionate about advancing the United Nations Sustainable developmental goals and a believer of equality irrespective of race, gender and social status.

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