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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2022

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. Over 31,000 young leaders on 2,400+ campuses across 140+ nations applied to join the Class of 2022.  200+ campuses worldwide (just 8%) were selected to host the 3,000+ Millennium Fellows.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT EVELYN INIOLUWA FALAYE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2022.

Olabisi Onabanjo University | Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" Impact and creativity pushes me to always do more and be more. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship will enhance these skills and put me on the track of the change that I want to see around me.
The skills that I gain from the Millennium Fellowship will make my impact on schools and communities more excellent and better aligned with the United Nations SDGs. I'm very excited and I anticipate the great knowledge I am giving to get from the Millennium Fellowship and also getting to share ideas with great minds from all around the world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Igniting the Girl Child’s Potential

To Commemorate the International day of the girl child on October 11, 2022 themed " Our time is now-our rights, our future". Millennium fellowship Olabisi Onabanjo University, Sagamu Campus in partnership with The Sapphire Development Initiative, will carry out the project titled, “ Igniting the Girl Child’s Potential". ( IGCP)
This project have three (3) aims which include:
1.ENLIGHTENMENT
The project is aimed at enlightening and educating the girls about their rights, which includes right to freedom of decision making, education, political and economic empowerment sexual &reproduction health, none discrimination, zero violence and abuse. The project will also enlightenment about how they can confidently leverage on this rights.
2.AWARENESS
This project is aimed at creating awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. The 17 SDG goals and its importance in the world. Also, millions of girls are faced with challenges due to their lack of awareness about ''Bodily autonomy", quality sexual and sexuality education the agencies and organizations Like UNFPA associated with zero violence and abuse. This project aimed at providing this awareness to the girls, in other of the boost their confidence to make decision about what happen to their bodies and speak up when they are sexual assaulted.
3.EMPOWERMENT
Empowering a girl child means empowerment in all aspects of their identity which includes guidance concerning various career choices and opportunities that can boost and also provide a leverage to their self perception, academics, social impact and involvement in the world social space.

Activities that would take place includes 1.Enlightenment, Awareness and Empowerment sessions
2. Spotlighting or Focus group discussions where the girls will be asked to get the perception of the girls on the kind of abortion providers they would prefer to and why ?
3. Games
4. Quiz
This project's goal is to lead over 300 girls to be educated their rights, make informed decisions about their bodies, and actively engaged in their environment growth. Providing them with enlightenment, and empowerment towards opportunities we aspire to see them impact other females around them to make informed choices about their bodies.

About the Millennium Fellow

Evelyn Inioluwa Falaye is a student of olabisi Onabanjo University here in Nigeria. Evelyn hails from Ogun state Nigeria and lives there striving to complete her bachelor of pharmacy in olabisi Onabanjo University. Evelyn is passionate about learning, making impact, service directed leadership and making a difference. Evelyn is also passionate about helping people and making the world a better place. Evelyn is a woman in tech, majoring in Graphic design and her Designs are awesome. Evelyn is a volunteer at WAAW Foundation; A foundation geered at making impact in the life of young girls, training them to become great women and challenging them to do more. Evelyn looks forward to working with organisations that prioritize leadership and impact and in the future will love to be a key addition to the progress of the UN SDGs contribution in the little way she can and bringing a change to one, for One and one at a time.
Evelyn has a jovial and happy personality.

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