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 JEWEL KARUNGARI NDUNG'U, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 6

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" Brainstorming to come up with possible solutions for challenges that plague my community is at the core of my drive. Being a Millennium Fellow presents me with an opportunity to work with like-minded individuals who will sharpen and horne my skills as well as critic my mindset and attitudes hence prompting growth. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Indigenous Forest Communities In Kenya

The Human Rights Research Wing of the Strathmore Law Clinic in partnership with ProHome-Program and Makerere University's PILAC embarks on an outreach research project. The project involves collection of data that will aid in generating a comprehensive report. This report will present findings on the human rights status of the Ogiek and Sengwer minority communities who have been victims of prolonged evictions from the State. It will utilize past precedents such as the Mitubell case to analyze the effectiveness of these rulings and their effectiveness in solving the present challenges faced by indigenous communities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Jewel Ndung'u is a 21 year old Kenyan. She loves to dance, travel and read novels. Currently in her third year of law school, she enjoys research and networking. She loves to play the guitar and is interested in learning violin. She is optimistic about the future and determined to make a difference in her community and in the world.