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 NICOLE NATASHA NGURU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Nairobi Main Campus | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

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" I am very grateful to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship because I will have the opportunity to connect with a lot of great minds and exchange our ideas, perspectives and insights. I believe that the fellowship will enable me to develop various skills and help my project reach a larger audience and therefore impact people in my community. I am also excited to be a part of those who inspire change and make the world a better place through their actions and words. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Calma wellness

Calma wellness is a project that seeks to address the mental health issues affecting young people especially in university. The project seeks to do so by promoting yoga as a way to deal with mental health issues and at the same time take care of one's physical health to ensure wholesome health. The project will also organise mental health group discussions to normalize the conversation and eliminate stigma around mental health disorders.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nicole Nguru is from Nairobi, Kenya. She is a student at The University of Nairobi pursuing a double major degree in Political Science and Public Administration and Sociology. She has always been interested in making a difference in someone's life ever since she was a young child. Throughout the years, Nicole has used her voice to speak about the matters that mean the most to her.