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 AYODEJI ABRAHAM KUMUYI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Lagos | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 7

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" I am delighted at the prospect of getting accepted into the Millennium Fellowship because I can work with people towards a common aspiration, collaborate and impact the world positively.
I believe that we are not doing enough to help poor, sick and marginalized people and that even when we do our best to help that help can be ineffective. I am excited by the prospect of doing good, better. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Mental Health Is The New Black

Mental Health Is The New Black wants to Make Mental Health Cool. By doing research to understand how black people can access and understand mental health better, insightful and wide-reaching conversations, writing, raising awareness ad education, Mental Health Is The New Black wants to make psychology understandable, no longer a question of "Can you read my mind", but "What can I do to make my mental health better?'

About the Millennium Fellow

Ayodeji Kumuyi is a sophomore psychology undergraduate at the University of Lagos and is indefatigably curious about most things. He believes that we're doing too little to help marginalized groups and people on the low end of the income spectrum and that all our current efforts are very inefficient. Always cautious, Deji prefers to work on things that bring the most good to the greatest number.