ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BEAUTY ABIMBOLA IKUDEHINBU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

African Leadership University | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 1

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" I believe in collective learning, and as a young African who is passionate about change, I am excited to be a part of the platform that creates the environment for young people who are passionate about bringing change, just like I am. Motivation is the food for substantial growth, and I believe that is one of the things the Millennium Fellowship offers, which makes me more excited to be a fellow. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Community Garden

The Community Gardening Club, through the construction of campus community gardens aims to promote the social, environmental, and nutritional benefits of sustainable gardening at The African Leadership University Campus (Rwanda). Community gardens will promote interaction with the natural world and facilitate interdisciplinary pursuits at ALU by providing a unique outdoor learning environment, while also providing a tangible sense of place to a predominantly transient student body, and sponsoring a girl child within the ALU campus to school. Since the community garden will be located on campus, they will act as a link to other clubs by offering a shared area for teaching and learning. The club will engage in tree planting activities across the city of Kigali and its environs.

About the Millennium Fellow

Beauty Ikudehinbu is a student at the African Leadership University, pursuing a degree in Computer Science. She was born in the urban area of Lagos, Nigeria. Beauty is an artificial intelligence enthusiast, and she is passionate about using AI to solve the problems in Africa's energy and agricultural sectors. She believes that with access to clean and renewable energy, young African entrepreneurs can maximize their potential given 24-hour constant electricity to carry out research and build prototypes of their ideas. Also, with access to cheap but quality farm produce, Africa would thrive, and the poverty rate would drop.