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 SHARON AKOTH ROMBO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Kenyatta University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 2

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" Eagerness to take on challenging responsibilities has always been my key drive to help those around me who are in need, I believe moving forward, I can use my passion to empower women and advance their access to opportunities which is very essential In the achievement of UNAI and SDG goals. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Blossoms

Blossoms works to achieve SDG 5. Main aim of the project is to empower young women and girls in Kibra sub-county Nairobi, Kenya by providing mentorship in education so as to inspire the targeted group to reach higher levels of education. It also sensitizes awareness on sexual reproductive health and rights, sexual violence and gender-based violence. Lastly, it advocates for gender inclusion in Climate action to ensure climate justice in this informal settlement.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sharon Akoth Rombo is a Kenyan residing in Nairobi. She's a young, brilliant and enthusiastic leader and a global citizen with a passion in gender equality. Her interest in women and girls empowerment has fuelled her to organize community projects aims at educating young girls and restoring their confidence in the public space. She aims to continue with her mission to help the world in the achievement of SDG 5 and thus make the world a better space for women and girls.