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 CYNTHIA JEBICHII KERING, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Kenyatta University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 2

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" Taking charge of our communities is our primary responsibility as the youthBeing part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance these skills collaboratively.The skills I gain from the Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on schools and communities more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principle and SDGs.I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence as a youth in taking charge of my community and leading projects that would enable development. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Panda Miti Project

The Panda Miti Project is a project very close to my heart. ’Panda’ is a Kiswahili word to mean plant and Miti is a Kiswahili word meaning trees. Having lived in a community that practices Agriculture as a form of livelihood I have been able to experience both the positive and negative impacts of climate change to agriculture. My motivation to venture into climate change mitigation strategies is the deforestation levels that have increased in Kenya and the unforeseen attainment of the national minimum target of 10% tree cover

About the Millennium Fellow

Cynthia Jebichii Kering is a bright,young and globally competitive Gender and Development student at Kenyatta University.She was born and raised in Kenya.For as long as she could remember, Cynthia has always been passionate about building communities through capacity building, advocacy for women rights and evaluating health related projects that impact communities and drafting recommendation that would improve the Health Systems in Kenya.Throughout her highschool years and currently in college years,she has successfully organized community related projects which through her outstanding leadership she plans to continue in the future.Cynthia aspires to be in a professional field where she can do more for the community and provide her own contribution in the development of the United Nations' Sustainable Goals.