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 CHIRUNIM CATHERINE UMESI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Port Harcourt | Port Harcourt, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 2
" Being a Millennium Fellow gives you a platform to make positive change in the society, and share ideas with like-minded young people. This is an opportunity I am very grateful for, and do not intend to take lightly. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: The Free and Fair Initiative (FAFI)
The Free and Fair Initiative (FAFI) focuses on educating future leaders on the role of good governance and transparency. The goal is to educate at least 1000 students on the importance of good governance and accountability, and to help curb electoral malpractices in the University. The mission is simple: to raise icons of integrity that will champion a wave of change to birth a new Nigeria and a new Africa.
About the Millennium Fellow
Chirunim Umesi is a 3rd year student studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt. She is fueled by her long-time passion for good governance, leadership, and accountability, and believes that her initiative will help to instill good leadership qualities in youths.