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.
“I am so excited of being a millennium fellow, and i believe this is an opportunity for me to give more to my community and can bring my passion to life.”
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
Okuna Ngozi Palmer is 400 level student of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Benin. He is passionate about impactful technology. He desires to design technology that will solve the lingering problems in his community such as access to clean water, energy dearth, and climate change hence his passion for engineering.