The Anant Fellowship for Climate Action has received its first set of fellows for its 2022 cohort. The set consists of a team of 7 fellows who have already made a name for themselves in their field. There were 2,614 applications for this fellowship from 46 countries. In which candidates below the age of 16 years and candidates above the age of 59 years were applying to be one of the 30 fellows.
The Anant Fellowship for Climate Action-by Anant National University Ahmedabad-is a member of MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, to solve world challenges.The first set of 7 fellows for the 2022 cohort, announced, will arrive at the Fellowship, having already made a mark in their fields ranging from Microbiology and Biotechnology to Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and Forestry and Environmental Sciences.Amidst the release of the Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, the Anant Fellowship for Climate Action announces its last round of applications open until September 18, 2021, for the academic year 2021-22.
The climate action fellowship gives fellows the chance to work with climate pioneers in the world. It is one-year international climate education programme based on a mentor-mentee framework designed to help fellows develop the skills required to lead large scale solutions to mitigate climate change.
Dr Miniya Chatterji, Director of the Anant Fellowship for Climate Action said, “Anant Fellowship of Climate Action programme for the academic year 2021-2022 announced the first set of 7 fellows for the 2022 cohort, an eclectic mix of climate solutionaries who have already held prominent positions in the government, private firms, and educational institutions.”