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 NOTHANDO ANTOINETTE NDLOVU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of the Western Cape | Cape Town, South Africa | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 1

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" Equality and innovation is what kickstarted my application journey as a Millennial Fellow. Being a Millennial Fellow above all will help bring light to the project as most people will know about it hence outreaching to the people in the grassroots. It will also impact the lives of many young women and girls as it will provide them with the relevant knowledge and information that will help them improve their lives. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: YWG Empowered

My project is based upon the ideal societal
challenges that young girls and women face
each day of their lives. It is about teaching
young girls how to stand up for them selves
and knowing what they stand for during and
after graduating from school. It is about
empowering them to live better and do better
from all aspect of their lives and influencing
others to do so. It can be while they are at
school or even after school transitioning from
secondary education to university. It is said
that young women must start taking up space
in the society. Yes, we can take up space but
first we need to be able to identify the gap, be
able to notice the the difference between
things that needs our attention and those that
does not. Able to identify what we really want
and need out of this life. Able to identify our
skills and talents before education and mostly
being able to identify exploitation and
admiration. That is what my ideal project will be based on.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nothando Antoinette Ndlovu is a very dedicated person that doesn't only lean on learning new skills and information in her daily life but also committed to changing the lives of those around her and where she lives. As passion as she is about cooking as a hobby, helping out in the community where she can is something she is also very fond of. Global change and innovation to improve the lives of others is what drives her. Driven by the need to see change and a life where each person is free to express themselves without fear of prejudice.