Anant announces the first group of scholarship holders for the 2022 cohort, admission open until September 18, 2021
Amid the publication of the IPCC report, which marked the next two decades as crucial to mitigating human-induced climate change, the Anant Fellowship for Climate Action announces its latest round of applications open until September 18, 2021. , for the 2021-22 academic year. Along with this, Anant Fellowship for Climate Action is also announcing the first batch of fellows for its 2022 cohort. The fellowship received 2,614 applications from 46 countries, with applicants as young as 16 and as old as 59 applying to be the one. one of the 30 scholarship recipients.
India’s First Climate Action Fellowship gives fellows the chance to work with the best climate pioneers in the world. The scholarship is a unique one-year international climate education program based on a mentor-mentee framework. It is designed to help fellows develop the skills necessary to drive large-scale solutions to mitigate climate change. The first group of 7 fellows for the 2022 cohort, announced, will arrive at the fellowship, having already made their mark in their fields ranging from microbiology and biotechnology to AI and data science and forestry and science. the environment.
The first set of 7 fellows for the 2022 cohort includes; Arpita Bose, Principal Investigator and Founder of the Bose Lab at the University of Washington in St. Louis (WUSTL). Humayain Kabir is a doctoral student at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, University of Graz, Austria. Anusha Sheth is pursuing a Masters in Sustainable Energy Technology at Technische Universiteit Delft, The Netherlands. Juan Antonio Arriaga is a Mexican biotechnologist. Sigrid Vasconez is an environmental sociologist and biologist with 22 years of experience in government, academia and NGO sectors. She is the former advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility in Ecuador, where she was responsible for civil society engagement on human rights issues. Nitij Singh is the co-founder of Aslee; a clothing brand focused on creating sustainable and environmentally responsible products. He is also Manager, Strategic Government Advisory in the healthcare division of Yes Bank in India. He has also held health posts at the University of Oslo and the German Development Cooperation in Nepal. Krystel Mae is responsible for development management at the Commission on Climate Change in the office of the President of the Philippines. Prior to that, she held the position of Information Officer in the Information and Knowledge Management Division and the President’s Office.
The Anant Fellowship for Climate Action is a member of MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, to solve global challenges.