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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.



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


" Being a Millennium Fellow will enable me to build capacity, and develop good strategy skills. As well as instilling effective leadership dexterity, communication skills, and improving partnership building and community impact skills.
With this extraordinary movement of social impact, student leaders like me are committed and steadfast to making the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals SDGs and principles a reality by 2030.
In addition, as a Millennium Fellow, the Fellowship will provide both personal and Fellowship- based mentorship and networking opportunities, to be part of the global network with world leaders, intellectual and change makers compatible with myself, to interact, collaborate and merge ideas to profer developmental socioeconomic and health advancement in Grass Roots communities like mine. "

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:
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.
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.
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

Opemipo Osiname is enthusiastic, passionate and globally mindful. She is a medical student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun-State, Nigeria and a mental health advocate, particularly youths. Opemipo passion for mental health advocacy was ignited from having witnessed different experience around her and having personally had issues mentally. Having being actively involved in programs and seminars in her school and community. She is a excited to be able to take her social impact to the next level.

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