ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MAKENA MARIE ROMAGNANO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Bentley University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 17 & UNAI 2

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" “Creativity, innovation, and purpose drive my mission in life and my mission as part of the Millennium Fellowship. The skills I gain in the Fellowship will further my impact on my community and business at large. I am excited to increase my advocacy by envisioning new ways of thinking and applying my knowledge” "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Bentley University Nonprofit Business Bowl

The Bentley Business Bowl (BBB) is a one-day campus-wide, business case competition held annually and open to all registered students—graduate and undergraduate. This opportunity allows students to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to a real-world business case study. It is a networking opportunity between students and business professionals who will be attending, whether they are the sponsor or the nonprofit partners. The case study highlights students’ presentational skills as well as their analytical and problem-solving capabilities. This project introduces the importance of nonprofits and exposes students to the misinterpretation of a Purpose vs. Profit mindset where they will directly observe the similarities and differences between Nonprofit work and regular for-profit work.

About the Millennium Fellow

Makena Romagnano is a bright, young, and innovative business student at Bentley University in Waltham MA. She was born in Denver, CO, but grew up in New Albany, OH where she graduated from New Albany High School. For as long as she could remember, Makena has always been passionate about mental health and physical health. She continues her advocacy for causes important to her both on and off of her college campus. She is an active member in organizations such as SAAC, Women’s Leadership, The Hidden Opponent, Kappa Delta, among others. Makena aspires to be a business owner as she advocates further for social causes related to the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals.