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 ANKITA H R, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

PES University | Bengaluru, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" I am extremely thrilled to be a Millennium Fellow since this a prestigious fellowship and very few students get selected. I am honoured to be a part of it so that I can use this platform and can contribute towards making a postive impact on the society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: PCOS Free World

PCOS free world (PFW) is an independent project led by Millennium fellow
Ankita H R which aims to find a solution for PCOS and its related symptoms via in-silico analysis and prediction of a lead molecule that could in future become a medicine or cure for PCOS. In India according to a leading newspaper, The Hindu, claims that 1 out of 5 women in India suffer from PCOS. This indicates the importance and urgency in finding a cure for the disease. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels. Women with PCOS produce higher-than-normal amounts of male hormones. In this project a target molecule related to PCOS will be selected and on the basis of literature and thorough in-silico analysis using different software , a lead molecule will be predicted and its interaction with the target molecule will be analyzed that could in future become a cure for the disease and its symptoms.Research towards the target molecule that contributes to PCOS disease progression can open new possibilities to eradicate PCOS.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ankita H R is an intuitive, curious, sincere, and diligent student who has completed her third year of Btech. Biotechnology. One of the major goals that she wants to achieve is to contribute her science and analytical skills to make a positive impact on the lives of those who are suffering. She is a student of Biotechnology in PES University. Being aware of the society around her and being empathetic, she wants to help those who are in need, especially women. Ankita is extremely passionate about finding a solution for issues related to women’s health. Access to good healthcare for women is what Ankita aspires for.