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 REGINA WHITNEY NEKESA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Nairobi Main Campus | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1

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" Challenges faced by developing countries can only be managed through working in hand with other individuals that passionately work towards achieving the same goal. Skills like creativity and innovation are sharpened. The knowledge acquired through this programme will enable me to stand in the gap in solving societal problems and improve the livehoods of my community, my country and the world at large. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: A Better Tomorrow

A Better Tomorrow is an ongoing project aims at addressing and managing the aspects of poverty in the community. It aims at improving the livelihoods through empowerment and innovation. Establishment of Community-based Organizations enlightens the community on the essence of sources of energy to cut the cost of expenses, farming techniques, establishment of vocational training institutes and enlightening the community on the importance of forming a credit union.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nekesa Regina Whitney is a young, intelligent and passionate lady studying a Bachelor of Arts course in Social Sciences at the University of Nairobi(Main Campus). She is a Kenyan and currently a third year student. Over the years Nekesa has participated in philanthropic activities which eventually in one way or the other has improved the livelihoods of individuals in the society. She hopes that through her networking and social interaction through this Millennium programme, she will develop and implement ideas that will eventually aid in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Nekesa's bold and optimistic nature pushes her to erase the notion of women being vulnerable and births the idea of the significance of gender equality and support which will eventually be a stepping stone in making a society a better place,especially in developing countries.