ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
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.
“Being a Millennium Fellow creates a great platform to work together with like minded generational leaders for the good of the world we live in. With the understanding that the world is global village, Millennium Fellowship will help to generate Power for Good. So I am honored to be a part of this fellowship.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
SimuLearn, as an EACI initiative, reaches out to marginalized children aged 7-11 years who are currently out of school, or have a tendency to fall out of school. The project aims to encourage learning through Gamification and to groom kids who would solve global issues through effectual teaching of Global Citizenship Education. Some measurable goals that that the project hopes to accomplish is to encourage learning through the use of Gamification and to advance the idea of GCED among kids of ages 7-11 in Ibadan North Local Government Area, Oyo State, Nigeria.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ojo Oladimeji Johnson is a graduate year student of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is the founder of Educate an African Child Initiative (EACI) - a youth-led movement geared at inclusive 21st century education for all using educational technology. He is also the Campus Director for Hult Prize Foundation, University of Ibadan, an OnCampus Initiative to advance social entrepreneurship.