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 AYOMIKUN WURAOLA ZAINAB ADEROUNMU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Lagos State University | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 9

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" I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it give me the opportunity to execute my project on a professional level. It raises the integrity of my work and I have the privilege of sharing my ideas with other fellows with whom I'll journey over the next few months.

I'm excited about my project because I think everyone should have a healthy self esteem. However, I met more females with low self esteem than males. And, it is appalling the number of women that are poor in the world. If the world must be free from poverty, women must develop the esteem and mental strength to execute their great ideas. Basically, they should be free from the belief that they are less than the other gender.
So, I will help young teenagers and women between ages 14 and 24 understand self Awareness, discover themselves and know where in the world, they're most needed. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Confidence Project

The Confidence Project seeks to teach teenagers, Females and males, about concepts of self awareness, self acceptance, self discovery, etc. in order to boost their self esteem and confidence. This would enable them discover their potentials from an early age and set themselves up for global impact and advancement of the SDGs.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ayomikun Wuraola Zainab ADEROUNMU is a final year student of English at Lagos State University. She is a gender equality advocate with the opinion that women need mental strength to achieve their goals and impact the society against all gender constructs.
She is a speaker, a writer and an event host. She has been the student Union leader of her departmental and faculty parliament. She currently holds a positive as an honorable member in the university Students'parliament.
Ayomikun believes that self awareness and continuous self development are prerequisites for excellence.
If poverty must end, women must be empowered. And all empowerment begins from the mind- that's what she believes and lives for.