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 MERCYPRAISE AYOMIKUN NINAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Obafemi Awolowo University | Ife, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

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" Excited to be among the Millennium Fellowship cohort is an understatement for me. Getting a platform to learn, unlearn, grow and meet with other young people from different backgrounds yet with a mind to see the world a better place, is a big joy for me. I am grateful for the Millennium Fellowship program. I am confident of a more refined me, with the necessary skills to contrbute my quota to societal/global transformation onwards. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: HEADWAY

For the world to progress, every citizen plays
an important role. Getting the young
generation to be equipped with the right
mindset that would make them good global
citizens, positioned for excellence, with
innovative minds, and also with the drive to
continuously learn and add value, would
eventually bring about progress and
development to the world at large. It begins
with each citizen. Starting off with the young
ones at an early stage is key; this is the
HEADWAY to global development.
PROJECT HEADWAY is about getting rid of
negative vices, wrong notions and mindsets
among young school children, setting them on
the path of commitment to growth, resilience,
selflessness and global progress.
We inspire, motivate and challenge them to be
the change the world requires for growth and
development, without compromising on
personal good morals.
The goal is to ENCOURAGE GLOBAL
CITIZENSHIP THROUGH EDUCATION,
this is to be accomplished by engaging in talk
sessions with the children at school,
organizing quizzes and giving out prizes, and
giving all the children a 40-days journey book,
which they would use to record their dreams
and resolutions progress.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mercypraise Ninan is an occupational therapy student with interest in child and adolesecent mental health and with a strong passion for societal developement, mainly through human capital development. She enjoys speaking and motivating people, playing the bass guitar and admiring the beauty and expression of the clouds in the sky as an hubby. She belives the future we dream of as a global community, can only take shape when the lives of every individual is taken as gold and people developement and empowerment for transformation and problem solving is taken as key, of which education and mind shift plays a major role