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 TOBILOBA WISDOM OLANIPEKUN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Federal University of Technology Akure | Akure, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3

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" Instinctive creativity for solving problems, drives my passion to cause a social change and be a social innovator. Being a part of Millennium Fellowship will make me a much better social innovator and positive change agent. The skills, trainings and impartation I gain from Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on people and communities more effective and aligned with the SDGs and UNAI principles.

I'm thrilled to to increase my anticipatory competence by experiencing new ways of learning and creativity. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation

Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation through online and offline platforms

About the Millennium Fellow

Tobiloba Olanipekun is a creative, dynamic, versatile and global social change agent who currently studies Building Technology at the Federal University of Technology Akure. He was born in Osun State, Nigeria and currently resides in Akure, Ondo State where he schools.

For many years now, Tobiloba has been very passionate about girls, women, youth and community development. He's a promoter of the Global Goals, staunch advocate of Gender Equality and an FGM Activist. This great enthusiasm has afforded him opportunity to be an active player in the social development space within and outside Nigeria.

Ever since his activism against the practice of FGM and other social impact works, he has successfully organized social projects, local cum international summits and conferences; which through his drive for positive social change and leadership traits, he plans to futuristically forge ahead.

Tobiloba strongly sees himself in a professional field where he can pursue these advocacies further in the social development space and contribute immensely to the actualization of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.