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 EMILLY FAITH ATIM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 9

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" Women Empowerment and creating financial independence with the bid to drive out poverty are the reasons why I do what I do.Being part of the Millennium Fellowship is going to give me an opportunity to learn from knowledgeable and experienced people on how best to bring about the social impact.Am also thrilled to be part of a community that works towards making the world a better place . "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Give Her a Chance

My project is the Give Her a chance (GHAC) project that works with community leaders to identify and mentor and skill young girls and women who have victims of teenage pregnancy and early marriages in northern Uganda with the aim of empowering them in all aspects including financially .It involves organising mentorship sessions where we invite women that have had the same experience but managed to pull through and live independently to inspire and encourage the girls to dream for better.During the skilling sessions we invite trained personnel in the different fields like baking,tailoring, hair dressing to equip these girls with necessary skills for financial growth .

About the Millennium Fellow

Atim Emilly Faith is brilliant,creative and hardworking lady,currently in her third year of study pursuing a bachelor of medicine and BACHELOR of surgery at Makerere university .she is a citizen of uganda by birth and lives in th northern part of the country.she has always had a passion for women Empowerment, creating financial independence for young women and research.She has been part of small projects that aim at empowering the girl child .Her love for learning from the experienced and enormous and she believes this can help her impact the world more .