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 SOPHIA NANGOMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Makerere University | Kampala, Uganda | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2

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" Millennium Fellowship offers a platform for many to learn so many skills from different people
It offers a platform to better my leadership skills which will help me in my charity organization "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Do It For Her

Do it for her is a project that was started by a group of students at Makerere university college of health science in 2020. The project was aimed at providing reusable sanitary towels to teenagers in many Ugandan villages, this was aimed at reducing the number of teenage pregnancies early marriages and to keep girl child in school. During the Millennium Fellowship period, we aim to hold at least two follow up sessions in each of the five regions of Uganda in which we shall be running the project. The project assessed one of the most outstanding problems that affect teenage girls in Uganda and through its realisation a lot has been changed regarding health self esteem, rate of pregnancy and sexual reproductive health in Uganda.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sophia is a brilliant hardworking eager to learn person. She is currently at makerere university in Uganda doing a bachelor's degree in medical radiography. She was born to a family of six and has been a good sibling. She attended high school at nabisunsa girls school it is here that she learnt many leadership skills through participation in different clubs and school association