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 PRECIOUS OLUSEGUN AFOLABI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Lagos | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

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" Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will enable me to develop the social innovation skills that I need to run a social innovation project successfully. I believe it would drive my creativity and measure of success for social innovation projects. The network of people the Millennium Fellowship provides is a network I would also like to leverage, allowing me to speak with a diverse team of people. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: BooksandBeyond

The goal of BooksandBeyond is to distribute literature books to schools in rural areas as well as, host book clubs in these schools. This is to broaden the literature and reading capacity of kids in rural areas and give them access to more literature books.

About the Millennium Fellow

Precious Afolabi is an undergraduate student in her penultimate year, studying law at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. An advocate for social justice and equal rights and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Precious has always been passionate about SDG 16, Peace, Justice and Strong Institution, focusing on prison reforms and the right to dignity. Precious is also passionate about refugee rights and the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Precious understands the importance of SDG 4 (Quality Education) in bridging inequality and fostering effective communication to solving the SDGs. This has spurred her to volunteer and lead social innovation projects that address these issues in society. Precious aspires to work in a field where she can continually shed light on issues of violation of human rights and bring about long-lasting solutions to these issues.