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 CYNTHIA GATUGI MICHENI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

United States International University Africa | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" Opportunities like these are very useful for me and that is why I am very excited to be a Millennium Fellow. AS an individual full of dreams about how I can change the world and make it a better place I feel that my presence in this platform will fasten the process and equip me with the right skills and opportunities that I require. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Zeve

This project is committed to alleviating the rapid increase of youths being lost to suicide due to mental health issues by tackling and improving the mental and psychological well being of youths and adolescents. This will be accomplished by promoting mental health awareness and wellbeing, prevention of mental health disorders, and protecting human rights and mental healthcare. This project has been motivated by personal experiences with depression and has been started in honor of Zelio Vera, a friend lost to suicide. With our combined passion in mental health, we hope to create awareness against the stigma through community discussions via social media and other means.

About the Millennium Fellow

Cynthia Gatugi Micheni is a young and vibrant lady who studies international relations with a minor in criminal justice and a concentration in diplomacy and foreign policy at the United States International University Africa. She was born in Kenya and still resides there. Cynthia is so passionate about diplomacy and criminal justice and that is what she has always dreamt about ever since she embarked on her academic journey and she is also an aspiring diplomat and looks forward to changing the world in her very own way. Cynthia looks forward to gaining lots of opportunities to provide and contribute towards the society since giving back is definetely something she considers to do in the future. Besides that Cynthia to be a proffesional field where she can contribute in the continuity and development of the United Nation's Sustainable Goals.