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 OLALEKAN OLUWATOBI FAYOSE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Federal University Oye Ekiti | Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 1

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" Giving back to the society as always been the drive, I was thrilled to hear this good news over a very long time. I believe this opportunity to be part of Millennium Fellowship would be highly beneficial for my personal growth and network and to the society at large. I am excited because this’s will surely broaden my horizon. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: SDG Sensitization

For so long, in our country, coming to college has been seen as "for Academics" only. While that's a major reason for studying in college,it is
important to note that soldiers do not prepare for battles at the war front. Hence, we decided to take a different path, in showing our passion for the advancement of SDG4. The goal this time around was to let students understand the concept of SDGs, importance and applications of SDGs, while citing the Millenium Fellowship as an example of platform for advancement of the SDGs.

With over 24,000 students on our campus, we dimmed fit to educate these students on the subject matter and help them prepare for life after college! Our goals were achieved using the following mediums:
1.) Faculty orientation programs for freshmen.
2.) Departmental and faculty programs for students.
3.) Person-to-person sensitization.

About the Millennium Fellow

Olalekan Oluwatobi Fayose is a purpose filled Youngblood, an undergraduate of department of Geology in Federal University Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria. He was born and reside in Nigeria, and currently studying in Nigeria. Olalekan as been always excited about volunteering and advocacy programs in line with SDGs 7 and other goals. This was his drive and will definitely help him to complete professional formation and to familiarize with the reality in other countries and in dedication to social action. Olalekan as been a member of several student organizations, he is familiar with youth associatiosims and activism. During the cause of his studies he as been opportune to participate in several natinonal and international initiatives, MobilizeU, SRRH. Olalekan believe that above stated prove his capability to accomplish this assignment in efficient fashion and provide his own quota of contribution to the SDGs.