USIU-Africas cohort of Millennium Fellows graduates

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By Diana Meso

13 undergraduate student leaders successfully graduated from the 2019 cohort of the Millennium Fellowship Leadership Development Program, organized by United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network (MCN).

The program is aimed at providing student leaders with training, connections, and recognition to positively impact the lives of various communities in their countries, through advancing every Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) and every United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Principle specifically SDG 4: Quality education and UNAI Principle 3: Education for all respectively. The training also offered a platform for the students to localize the SDGs and strengthen communities.

Beryl Achieng (IR), Daisy Vuyanzi (IR), Eric Munene(APT), Hannah Wasidiwa (IR), Joanne Achieng (Psychology), Omar Abdulwadood (IBA), Hudson Amenya (JournalIsim),Robert Rapuro (APT), Sandra Joan (Psychology), Sherly Njenga (Pharmacy), Mohammad Abdulhakim (Finance), Cassandar Magero (Psychology) and Ilham Abdikadir (IR) were among over 1000 students from various universities (five in Kenya) across the world who participated in the semester-long program.

Through this program, the 2019 Cohort developed projects that are set to positively impact the lives of close to a million people in 16 Nations this year.

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is an initiative that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in supporting and contributing to the realization of United Nations goals and mandates, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability and conflict resolution

Millennium Campus Network (MCN), Inc., is a global student network advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. MCN programs convene, challenge, and celebrate student leadership for social impact.

For more information on Millennium Fellows click here

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