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 IDONGESIT HOGAN EKPO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Babcock University | Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" The passion for showing kindness to anyone and everyone mixed with the desire to impact the people around me, and my knack for learning, fuel my drive to do the work I'm doing. Being a Millennium Fellow would be a chance to serve on a higher platform and to just keep learning from those who are willing to teach. It is an honour I'd be more than estatic to recieve. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Spousal Involvement in Breastfeeding

The project is a questionnaire based study aimed at creating awareness of the importance of breastfeeding and support to lactating mothers during this period.

About the Millennium Fellow

Idongesit Hogan Ekpo is ayoung aspiring academic, who was born and raised as a Nigerian son. As an African, the qualities of wholesomeness and a sense of community were instilled in him as a child, and have become one of the foundations of his desire to serve, especially those who cannot for themselves. In this part of the world women and children fall into a majority of that category, and he has become an advocate for women's rights. He studies Medicine and Surgery in Babcock university and hopes to futher translate his skills to the United Nations or World Health Organization in a bid to help represent the underepresented and help achieve the Developmental and Sustainable Goals.