Natalie Bates will graduate with a double major in Operations and Supply Chain Management and Management Information Systems from the Belk College of Business. While at UNC Charlotte, she has been a member of the Business Honors Program and the President of the Association of Supply Chain Management Student Chapter. She has also been an active member in UNCC's Catholic Campus Ministry, and her Civic Engagement project was the installation of a playground shade structure at the maternity home MiraVia. Natalie has volunteered with several groups throughout her time at UNC Charlotte, including the Veterans Affairs health center, The Bulb mobile farmers market, St. Gabriel’s Youth Ministry, and Tan Kap Vini educational tutoring for K-12 learners. Natalie also spent a semester studying abroad in Prague, Czech Republic, where she was able to help teach English to elementary aged children in the city.