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 TASHLEY WANJIRA RIIBA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

United States International University Africa | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9

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" I am incandescently happy to being accepted as a Millennium Fellow.I am looking forward to becoming an agent of change in my own way through the challenge ,hope ,connection ,excitement and inspiration I will receive from the Millennium Fellowship .I know that through the fellowship I will be provided with an opportunity to constantly learn and enhance my personal development in terms of my communication skills and leadership .I am so eager to grow my personal project idea and set it into practice through my interaction with like-minded fellows and through the networking opportunities from webinars. The power of one, the power of my small action through my personal project by being part of this fellowship will truly help in making a difference however small it is to create a positive impact in sustainability. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The 3-R's Project

The 3-R's Project is a waste management initiative that intends to raise awareness and educate the youth on how to properly sort out their waste through reducing, reusing and recycling. It emphasizes on the need to segregate their waste by bringing to their attention its importance and urging them to sort their waste therefore ,minimizing the waste that goes to the community landfills.

The 3 -R's does this by sharing posts through its social media page on simple eco-friendly tips that the youth can take up to live more sustainably in order to reduce their waste and conserve resources.Additionally through its 'Nature Talks' segment it talks about Climate Change and the kind of action youth can take part in to save our planet.

About the Millennium Fellow

Tashley Riiba is a sophomore at the United States International University -Africa studying International Relations with a minor in Public Relations.She is very talkative and is an environment enthusiast . She would like her future to focus on contributing to the development of conservation and environmental policy making.

In her free time she likes to sing and make videos on her social media space talking about nature conservation .She also loves gardening and trying out new fitness challenges.