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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DEMBELE KASSOUM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
African Leadership University | Kigali, Rwanda | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" Humility and proactivity are key to my success and the Millennium Fellowship is an important opportunity for me to strengthen my leadership and humility skills to better impact my community. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Africa Generation 4
Africa Generation 4 is an educational platform designed for the fourth generation of young people who want to solve the 7 major challenges of the African continent. Africa Generation 4 will provide scholarship opportunities for young Africans from low-income families and showcase our best talent.
By 2030, Africa Generation 4 aims to build one of the world's most transformative universities on the African continent.
Our goal is to make Africa the continent of tomorrow.
About the Millennium Fellow
Dembele Kassoum is a young Ivorian and is studying a Bachelor's in International Business and Trade at African Leadership University Rwanda. He is a native of the town of Abengourou in a northern Ivorian trading family. He is very humble, curious, catalyst and very passionate about making the African continent a better place. His vision for Africa is that by 2,100, he wants an Africa with a 95% school enrollment rate. In 2020, he co-founded the Generation 4 Foundation, a foundation that will provide scholarships to young Africans from low-income families, and KALANBO Education, which will provide education for second and third age people who have not had the opportunity to access education in Africa, as well as young African artists who, for financial reasons, have had to drop out of school. Dembele is also the founder of the Young African Chamber of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which was created to establish networking among young African entrepreneurs from all walks of life.