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 MELISA URENA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" I am passionate about leaving the world better than how I found it. I believe in paying it forward. Being involved in programs and groups that help to improve the world for everyone brings me joy and I am excited to keep pursuing my passion. "

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

Melisa Urena is a senior at Bentley University, majoring in management with minors in ethics and compliance. She is a New York City native and grew up in Harlem. From a very young age she had a passion for advocating for others and for social justice. At Bentley University she has been involved with the Service Learning and Civic Engagement Center since she was a freshman and is excited to continue social work after graduation.