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 TEGA DAVID OMOGHENE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1

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" Passion fueled by desire to make an impact creates success. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship grants me the pedestal to channel my desire to promote health and well-being to a wider audience.
The skills I'm bound to acquire from Millennium Fellowship will accentuate my social impact in communities, better synchronizing them with the SDGs and UNAI principles.
I'm thrilled to be commencing this promising journey. Let's go! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Focal Point

It was an online campaign to educate individuals from all over Nigeria on eye health.

About the Millennium Fellow

Omoghene David Tega is a final year Optometry student at University of Benin. He was born in Enugu State, Nigeria as the fifth of five children and currently resides in Abuja with his family.
Having experienced many health challenges while growing up, he learned first-hand how invaluable good health and well-being are. He has nutured the desire to promote them and make an impact.
He hopes to develop well seasoned skills while mingling with like minded crusaders and contribute his quota to the United Nations SDGs in the coming years.