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 EMIHLE TIWANE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of the Western Cape | Cape Town, South Africa | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 4

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" As I already mentioned above, I have some few leadership skills and Millennium Fellowship will help me enhance those skills. It will help me develop some even more other skills partaining leadership, teamwork etc. Furthermore those skills I will use them in the future to postively change my community or even the world. And possibly even teach other young individuals about those skills. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: For Women By Women (FWBW)

For Women By Women that was established towards the end of August 2021. It mainly focuses on women issues such as their Health, challenges that are being faced by women and educate them about those and give them advices pertaining those. Even young women, school girls to be specific will be included so that they will also learn from experiences of those who older than them or those who had already walked this road or those who already gained some wisdom in this life . They will also be taught about teenage pregnancy which is one of the leading social issues in my area. This project will be all things pertaining female health and wellbeing. Lastly it will raise awareness and empower women to become anything that they want to be, the sky is no longer a limit. By the day, at some point we will also help men with everything pertaining their health and emotional wellbeing so that they heal and we will leave in better world of good men and women, with no gender that is persistingly abusing the other because of their past experiences that they did not heal from.

About the Millennium Fellow

Emihle Tiwane is a young, vibrant, goal-driven and ambitious woman. She was born in a small dusty village called Matyhamini under Qumbu district in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa. She later moved to the Western Cape Province to complete her studies. She is now studying BSc Medical BioScience in the University of the Western Cape. She is passionate about changing her community and even the world at large in a positive way. She has some leardership skills as she previously participated in some few projects or programmes that involves making postive change in the community.