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 JEANNE ALTMANN ACHIENG', A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1
" Curiosity and the strong urge to give back to the society nourished by my inquisitive mind, drives my work. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on my immediate sorrounding more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence by visualising new ways of solving societal problems "
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
Jeanne Altmann A. Odede is an astute, young and globally competitive Industrial Chemistry student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She is born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. However,she aspires to pursue her postgraduate studies in Germany. Since childhood, Jeanne has always been passionate about science and how science and technology can be used to solve the world's current problems.This ardour translated itself throughout her high school years where she engaged in the Science Congress and STEM robotics competition.Working in groups, they successfully came up with projects that have excelled not only in regional competitions but also nationally!! Jeanne yearns to cultivate these advocacies in her career path so that she may be able to promote and develop United Nations' Sustainable Goals specifically - Goal 2:Zero Hunger.