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 OZICHUKWU CHIMEZIE IFESIE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Nigeria | Nsukka, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 10

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" My work is driven by a desire to see others succeed. To be amongst like minded people who are driven to make tangible contributions to the world beyond their own immediate space will fuel my fire and push me towards more action. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Leaders of Tomorrow/Keep Them In

The goal of "Leaders of Tomorrow/Keep Them In" project is to provide a local primary school (grades 1 to 6) with school supplies such as exercise books, writing materials(pens, rulers, pencils), and literature books in line with the current national curriculum of my country. The purpose of this is to tackle the illiteracy rates; contributing to its reduction by about 20% as shown by studies, the result of providing a textbook to a child.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ozichukwu Chimezie Ifesie is a student of English and Literature at the university of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is an avid lover of education and had spent a considerable portion of his life -especially during the summer- teaching basic school kids and encouraging education as a necessity in his small corner of the world. He is currently the editor of the Muse, an annual student journal of the department of English and Literary studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He hopes to lead an education drive in his nation, while ensuring that a balance of skill and knowledge is dispersed like a seed amongs the growing generation in keeping with the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.