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 BLESSING GBEMISOLA OLUWALOLA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Ilorin | Ilorin, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1

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" I have always been a social Impact driven person and I have always wanted to give back to the society. Being a part of Millennium Fellowship will show me what it actually means to make social impacts while collaborating with fellow colleagues and students to achieve my goal. It has always been my wish to be a part of an academic fellowship that has a global recognition that brings me together with many like-minded people across the world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Let's talk about sex

People's desire to live a responsible, satisfying, and safe sex life, as well as their right to have children and the freedom to choose if, when, and how many they have, cannot be overstated. Adolescents' sexual and reproductive health needs are often unmet, despite the fact that they make up a significant proportion of the population. We are subject to a series of physiological, psychological, and social shifts in the African population that expose us to risky sexual behavior such as early sex experimentation, unprotected sex, and multiple sexual partners. If we are underprepared, this can lead to higher risks of early marriages, teenage pregnancies, unsafe abortion, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV and AIDS, and other life threatening sexual reproductive health problems. This is what birthed the idea of the awareness project. It involves educating people about all they need to know about sexual reproductive health.

About the Millennium Fellow

Oluwalola Blessing is a lively, energetic, smart young and competent pharmacy student of the prestigious University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. She hails from Oyo state, Nigeria. She was born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. She is a social Impact driven person and has always wanted to give back to her society. She is also passionate about the sustained development goals(SDGs) especially the SDG3 (Good health and well-being) and SDG4 (Quality Education).She has successfully participated in various philanthropic projects and community service. She aspires to be a globally recognized pharmacist and contribute in the best way she can to the development of her immediate community and the world at large.