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Stay Close to the Work

Stay Close to the Work is a series featuring the stories of CZI employees who reflect on their journeys to the organization and how they stay close to our mission to build a more inclusive, just and healthy future for everyone. Explore a new Q&A each month, as CZIers tell their stories in their own words.

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Dec 2, 2021 Life at CZI

‘Better Is Possible’: How a New DEI Program Associate Plans To Make an Impact in His Role

A women, child and man pose for a family picture at the foot of a playground slide.
Oct 27, 2021 Life at CZI

How a CZI Product Manager Helps Support Scientists Across the World in Tracking Infectious Disease

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Sep 28, 2021 Life at CZI

A CZI Product Designer on Creating Tools To Help Educators Strengthen Relationships With Their Students

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Aug 24, 2021 Life at CZI

‘I Believe in What I Do.’ A CZI Housing Manager on Why Everyone Should Have a Home