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 REHEMA NYEMBA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Lusaka Apex Medical University | Lusaka, Zambia | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will help me learn more and reach out to people I have been wanting to reach out to. It will also help me discover more about my passion that I probably did not know. I am excited because this will help me as well as my peers know how to handle our burdens and come up with resources and solutions as to not resort to the worst (for example, suicide). "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Let it out

LET IT OUT projected is based on SDG 3 which talks about good health and well being for all .This project focuses on mental health in young people of which it was narrowed down to mental health concerning medical students .This project is also aimed at creating a family of young people who come together to share their struggles and also as a whole find solutions to each other's struggles.

About the Millennium Fellow

Rehema Nyemba is a simple young, self motivated lady and a medical student at Lusaka Apex Medical University(LAMU). She was born in chilabombwe township on the Copperbelt ,resides in Lusaka, and currently does her clinical practicum at Kitwe Teaching Hospital in Kitwe a town on the Copperbelt. Rehema has always been passionate about mental health with regards to her peers, especially on how they each deal with their burdens(emotionally, socially and spiritually) .This drive and ardor translated itself from Rehema's experiences in her growing up.Throughout her high school and now university, despite her not having an opportunity to come up with projects in this line, she still saw herself doing such a project in the future once given an opportunity. Rehema aspires to be in a professional field where she can cultivate these advocacies further and provide her own contribution in the development of the United Nations Sustainable Goals