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 BOLAJI PELUMI OGUNYADE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Lagos, College of Medicine | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

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" I am excited to be part of Millennium
fellowship because I get to network and connect with young people who are goal driven and passionate about driving change and impacting lives positively. I also gain from the wealth of experience of different professionals working in the field through networking, mentorship and coaching; to be able to brainstorm ideas and solutions to the
societal problems. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Rerin

"Rerin” is a Yoruba (one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria that inhabits south-western part of Nigeria) word meaning ‘to smile or laugh’

Project Rerin is a Millennium Fellowship project that seeks to increase more awareness of mental health to the public. Our aim is that by the end of this project, more people have a better understanding of mental illness and there is a significant reduction in the stigma attached to it. We also aim to create more awareness of the treatability of the illness.

About the Millennium Fellow

Bolaji Ogunyade is a medical student at the University of Lagos. She is someone who is passionate about helping young people and making the society a better place. She loves writing and writes blogs on mental health and fitness