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 CHRISTIE NJERI WAINAINA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1

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" Our generation and others have and are going through a lot of hurt and pain, this while thinking they are alone through it all. The Millennium Fellowship Program will help me connect to like-minded individuals thus giving me the opportunity to learn how to empower and educate people going through mental health problems. The Fellowship will help me make a social impact in schools and institutions that do not have mental wellbeing structures or programs. I am excited to be part of this program and hope to be of impact. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Mental Health Matters

Our project Mental health matters as from the name is mainly focusing on the mental health of the young generation and to help them on matters affecting their mental wellbeing and to help them to deal with depression and other life obstacles whether big or small.

About the Millennium Fellow

Christie Njeri Wainaina is a joyous, bright , competitive student studying Business Innovation Technology Management at The Jommo Kenyatta University for Agriculture and Technology. She was born in Nairobi, Kenya and currently resides in Juja, Kiambu. Christie has always been passionate about mental health and the potential impact an individual or a small group could have in it's enlightenment. She has worked with a group called The Plug Youth Initiative which is based in Kenya. Through the initiative, Christie has been able to raise awareness for mental health and have conversations surrounding what our generation is going through and the impact it has on society at large. Christie aspires to cultivate her advocacy further and make contributions toward pushing the United Nation's Sustainable Goals.