ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MICHAEL ODILI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of Benin l Benin City, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 7 and UNAI 1

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"I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because i can now influence positive impact on my community. I currently carry out social impact work with my school environment among my fellow students. becoming a Millennium Fellow will help me take this social work to a Large stage and positively affect my community."

Millennium Fellowship Project

XIGMA Zero Emission Africa Energy Roadmap is focused on providing smart, clean and affordable energy solutions, using multiple renewable energy supply proposals such as; Conformal Solar Cells, Hydrogen and Airstream turbine in the form of; off the grid, Micro and Mini-grd supply system. Between August-November, the team will be prepared and determined to make their Energy Solution for cooking and electricity which is cheap and clean available to homes in rural communities across Edo state. Additionally, the team will carry out clean energy awareness program to educate about 1000 people about clean and environmental friendly energy options for electricity and cooking.

About the Millennium Fellow

Odili Micheal Authority is a senior student, studying at the Department of Physics in the University of Benin. Micheal’s drive for studying physics came with the passion to create simple electronics products that will make live easier for man and solve imminent problems. This passion led him to join the XIgma company in 2015 where he is currently the head the production unit of the energy solution.

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