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 LYNN SHON AKILA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Maiduguri | Maiduguri, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 3

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" Ability to work under challenging circumstances, inferential decision making and professionalism fueled by empathy drives my art. Being a part of Millennium Fellowship will heighten these skills collaboratively. The skills I gain from Millennium Fellowship will make my social impact on individuals and communities more tangible and in form with the UNAI principles and SDGs. I am excited to improve my anticipatory competence by visualizing news ways to reach out far and wide. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Operation Feed an African Child

Feeding is not just about food, feeding also includes intake of necessary information to refine and nourish the mind, learning a skill to actually be productive, and being knowledgeable about ways to care about one's self and make the society better. This is what feeding means to the team of Operation Feed an African Child. In this project, every year the team sets out 3 days to teach children and adults around the community about hygiene, morals and the importance of education including population control. In addition, the project plans to distribute food and clothes to these children and adults.

About the Millennium Fellow

Lynn Shon Akila is a knowledgeable and excellent medical student at the University of Maiduguri College of Medical Sciences, Borno state. He was born in the city of Jalingo, resides in Borno state. From a young age, Lynn has always been an advocate for clean water and proper diet consumption. This purpose stemmed from his witness of the consequences of the choices made in his immediate community. Lynn aspires to be a professional health care provider and advisor in his career choice, to toss his own coin in contribution to the development of the United Nations' Sustainable Goals.