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 ADSON TUMUHIMBISE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Mbarara University of Science and Technology | Mbarara, Uganda | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3

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" Being passionate about gender equality and female inclusiveness in science displines. I hope to learn more about how to expand my program of women in science initiative. I hope to motivate more over 5000 girls
to take on sciences withinn the next one year "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Women in Science Initiative

Women in science initiative is aimed at motivating, teaching and encouraging girls at lower education levels to study science subjects to enable them take science courses in higher institutions of learning. This is to reduce the ratio 4 boys to 1 girl in science fields in my country Uganda. The project is also aimed at encouraging parents to invest in education of their girl child as most people in my country regard educating girl child as a wastage of resources

About the Millennium Fellow

Tumuhimbise Adson is a male Ugandan aged 25, born in Mitooma district south Western Uganda. After defeating all the odds of poverty, low resources he found himself doing bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery at mbarara University of science and technology. He is passionate about gender equality and female inclusiveness in science related fields. He has been motivating young girls in lower levels of education to embrace and take on science subjects. Low numbers of females in science displines compared to male counterparts prompted him to start up that innitiative. Through his work, he has been able to motivate many girls in his reach to take on sciences and results are promising.