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 CHUKWUEMEKA DAVID ORJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

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" Creativity and adaptability, fueled by system of thinking, drive my art and my work. Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance this skills collaboratively. The skills gain from Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on schools and community more tangible and aligned with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to increase my anticipatory competence by envisioning new ways of learning and creativity. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Save Young Lives (PSYL)

Project Save Young Lives (PSYL) is a community, workplace, Health club, school and online collaboration for improving mental health literacy among young people. A collaboration of stakeholders and community groups that utilise a collective impact (community of interest or place based) framework to improve the mental health literacy of young people and their families in well and at risk population groups.

About the Millennium Fellow

David Orji is a bright, young and globally competitive student pharmacist. David is studying Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) at the school of Pharmacy, University of Benin. He was born in Nigeria, resides in Benin city and is currently studying in Edo state, Nigeria. David Orji believes in the transformative vision for a better world. This better world is envisioned in the declaration as a place where physical, mental and social well-being are assured in keeping with the WHO definition of health. Specifically, goal 3 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. David has been involved in mental health advocacy for young individuals. He believe that with proper counselling, care and support the issue of depression and suicide will be curbed and young people will be impowered to attain their maximum potential.