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 DAVID ETIM EFFIONG, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Calabar | Calabar, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 8 & UNAI 2

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" Growth, adaptability, and the need to proffer solutions to problems has driven my positive impact quest. Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance my skills, and give me an opportunity to learn, relearn and unlearn which will ultimately position me to create positive social impacts in my community and the world at large. I am excited on my Millennium Fellowship journey "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Youth Build Up Initiative

The youth build up initiative was birthed with sole aim of addressing the unemployability status of Nigerian youths after school having acquired the necessary skills in a particular field through empowerment, education and awareness programs. This Project aims at educating, empowering and creating awareness of the importance of soft skills for example effective communication, power of team work, empathy, conflict resolution when used in conjunction with hard skills acquired from school. This project is designed specifically for young Nigerians in senior secondary schools and tertiary institution leveraging on the wide use of electronic gadgets among this set of students targeted.

The project seeks to promote the employability quality of students graduating from schools through build up of character traits and interpersonal skills that reflects resourcefulness, ethical behaviour, productivity, empathy making use of online seminars, online capacity training, online competitions using platforms which are easily accessible by the targeted population which will drive social impact in any field of work where the students find themselves. The goal of this project is to increase young school leavers suitability for employment in the global work/business world. This project will first target senior secondary schools and tertiary institutions in the city of Calabar, Nigeria.

About the Millennium Fellow

Effiong David Etim is a promising young man with great vision, a student of Pharmacy in the University of Calabar. He is from Nigeria, West Africa, having a strong belief in global citizenry. He is a visionary, pace setter and a solutionist. He believes that mankind holds the solution to all global problems, and he draws his passion from this belief. He is particularly interested in promoting good health, well-being and employability of the masses in his community and the world at large. His interests has led him to volunteer in several organizations, and also occupy leadership positions which serves as a medium to promote his interest and create positive social impacts.
P.S; He hopes to become President of his Country some day.