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 OLUWAMAYOWA ABIMBOLA KOLAWOLE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" Personal development and contributing to a better world are 2 things I take very seriously. The Millennium Fellowship is a platform for me to accomplish them while being trained and having other fellows' as my support system.

The skills I plan to develop consciously are my leadership, collaboration, communication and organisation skills. I'm very excited to interact with new people and improve my profile. I will take whatever I will learn within these 4 months and use it for impact someday. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Midori Project

The Midorii project aims to tackle climate change's drastic effects through active dialogues, education and awareness-raising about climatic issues. It would also do the same concerning sustainable consumption and production patterns.

About the Millennium Fellow

Oluwamayowa Kolawole is a smart and vibrant 1 9-year-old Industrial chemistry student at the University of Jos, Nigeria. She is loves volunteering and has been doing so since she was only 12 at her local church. Mayowa, as she is often called, has an interest in the environment and the problems surrounding it, such as global warming and climate change. She believes that the world will be better and cleaner if everyone takes personal responsibility for it.

Asides from this, she is also a member of a youth-run organisation AIESEC. She has held a few roles in sales/business development and organised many events; currently, she is the local director of operations at AIESEC in Jos. Mayowa hopes to get a degree in Mathematics & Physics, her first love, and earn a master's in Environmental chemistry. She's an avid learner and continually seeks to develop herself.