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 NANKYA SHANITAH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Mbarara University of Science and Technology | Mbarara, Uganda | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Hardworking and ambitious fueled by critical thinking drives my work . Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance these skills collaboratively . The skills I will get from the Millennium Fellowship will make social impact on schools and communities more tangible and aligned with UNAI principles and the SDGs. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Us For Girls

Us For Girls addresses SDGs 4 and 5 focusing on educating adolescents especially girls on their Sexual and reproductive health and rights as well as inspiring girls to stay in school and attain the highest level of education they can. The project includes teaching teenage girls in rural poverty stricken areas of Uganda how to make reusable sanitary pads so as to provide a cheap and sustainable means of having dry and comfortable menstrual days that encourage learning to continue in schools.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nankya Shanitah is a bridge ambitious young globally competitive nursing student born in Kampala Uganda and currently studying from mbarara University of science and technology in Mbarara Uganda
As far as she knows, she has always been pasionate about developing and improving statuses of her peers and her community at large socially and financially . She has worked on many projects and aspires to be a professional leader where she can cultivate these advocates and provide her contribution in the development of the UN sustainable goals