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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT YVONNE KAVITI MUTUA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Strathmore University | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 9 & UNAI 9
" Creativity, innovation and problem-solving fueled by aggressiveness and empathy drive my passion and work. Being a Millennium Fellow will enhance these skills and passion. The skills gained from Millennium Fellowship will improve my social impact in the less advantaged communities and align them with the SDGs. I am excited to learn more and increase my skills. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Improving the Living Standards Through Championing Enterpreneurship
The project aims to support young and upcoming entrepreneurs with either great business ideas or small businesses seeking to expand by providing them with skills, knowledge and networks to start and/or run their businesses
About the Millennium Fellow
Kaviti Mutua is a bright, young and an ambitious accountant at Pinpoint Hygiene Services Limited as well as a finance student at Strathmore University. She was born in Kenya and currently resides in Nairobi, Kenya. She was born and raised in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya, one of the biggest slums in Africa which since she was young drove her to wanting more for her life and helping the slum residents to improve their economic living standards. This drive translated to her passion and hardwork for a better tomorrow because she knew that the only way she could help raise other people's living standards was to first raise hers. She managed to join Strathmore University and has since then been engaged in activities that help improve the community. She volunteers to work with a program called Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya organized by the University of British Columbia, School of Business that helps in training and mentoring upcoming entrepreneurs in the slums in Kenya so as to impact them with knowledge and also in reaching out to different funding programs to implement their ideas or expand their existing businesses.
Kaviti aspires to be a professional in improving the economical standards of the financially disadvantaged. It is her passion to work with programs that help other grows economically. She therfore wants to provide her contribution in the development and attainment of the United Nations' Sustainable Development goals.