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 JOYCE NJERI KARANJA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Moi University | Eldoret, Kenya | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 1

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" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship 2021 cohort because this will enable me to network with fellow like minded youths who are eager to bring change into their communities. The Fellowship will allow me to grow and be nurtured into becoming a great leader who will see to it thatthe SDGs and the UNAI principles are advanced. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Dunia Bora Initiative

Dunia Bora is a collective initiative launced by Millennium Fellows at Moi University that offers training and mentorship to primary and high school children. During their outreach, the cohort at Moi University focused on peace education, health particularly mental and oral health through partnerships and support from bodies such as Heroes for Change were we able to offer these children a token of appreciation for their time in the form of books and toothpaste. The team also managed to have a tree planting exercise with the children in a bid to promote sound environmental practices.

About the Millennium Fellow

Joyce Karanja is a third year Teacher trainee at Moi University. She is a passionate, focused and motivated youth who has a passion for social justice, women empowerment and leadership. Joyce has great interest in poverty eradication, empowering youths to realize their full potential, increasing educational opportunities for Kenyans and realization of sustainable development goals that lead the growth of the country through SDGs.