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 WURAOLA MARY AKINWOLE, 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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" Winston Churchill once said we make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give. Dentistry is a means for me to make a living but I see Millennium Fellowship as platform for me to touch lives. I am hardworking and ready to learn, I believe the skills I will learn from Millennium Fellowship will give me a huge leap in reaching out to my community in alignment with the sustainable development goals. It is truly an honour to be considered to be one of the members of the Millennium Fellowship. "

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

Akinwole Wuraola Mary is a hardworking, exceptional, and innovative Dental student in the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. She was born and raised in Lagos State in Nigeria. Wuraola has always been passionate about holistic care, reaching out to the less privileged and giving back to the community. This is why she has been involved in many medical outreaches and joined Arts in medicine to learn more about how to make treatment better. Wuraola believes in seeing her patients and the people she reaches out to, not as mere cases but as human beings requiring mental, physical and emotional care. Wuraola hopes to make huge contributions to the world in the development of sustainable developments goals