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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CYRUS MWEMA MAINA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University of Nairobi Main Campus | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 2
" I am so excited to be a fellow with MCN and during my time I am thrilled to actually translate my ideas, creativity and versatility to real world skills and impact. Collaboration and connecting with other fellows within campus and at the global stage will such a leaning point.
“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.”
“It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people.”
“It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people.” "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Akili Digital Program
Teaching basic computing and Internet skills to children with a focus on education access and problem solving
About the Millennium Fellow
Cyrus Maina is a brilliant, enthusiastic and free-spirited medical student in his third year MBChB at the University of Nairobi. He was born in Kangaita, Nyeri in a family of three.
He is passionate about bringing technology and the knowledge of the Internet use to young brains in the area so that they can develop useful innovation skills and integrate technology in their normal learning. He believes that responsible and proper use of the Internet has the capacity of transforming lives and making the beneficiaries competitive even at the global stage.