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 LYNETTE DELALI AMEMATEKPOR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology | Kumasi, Ghana | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it will present me the platform to get world-class training, opportunity to learn from seasoned mentors and colleagues from all over the world. Also, acquire skills and gain new insights and perspectives as I work with other individuals who share the same values about contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals towards changing the world and making it a better place.
It’s been my quest to impact lives by being a doctor who can make a real difference in the lives of people by preserving their precious vision and make a significant contribution towards advancing SDG goal three; good health and well-being, in building a stronger global society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Ocular Education for All

My project is called " Ocular education for all' which is related to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) three: Good Health and Well Being. The project seeks to promote ocular health education to dispel myths, superstitions, beliefs and unfounded practices regarding the eyes.
The vision of the project is to make a difference in the lives of people by preserving thier precious vision and contribute towards advancing SDG 3 in biulding a stronger global society.

About the Millennium Fellow

Lynette Delali Amematekpor is a fifth-year Optometry student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She is an eyecare and global health advocate who is passionate about making universal eye health coverage for all in Africa a reality.
In her bid to reducing visual impairments and preventable blindness, she actively volunteers in various medical outreaches that has impacted the lives of people in her country, Ghana. It is her utmost goal to become a doctor who can make a real difference in the lives of people by preserving their precious vision.