The organization I chose to support is HERI Kenya after working with them as a postdoc in the LaBeaud Lab at Stanford. Community members were motivated to improve their environment and protect their health and I worked with my colleagues to write a small grant to empower local entrepreneurs, artists, and students to engage in environmental clean up and track the health impacts. Out of that project grew a much longer term project to support the local community in making this a sustainable project. I am proud to continue supporting this work through HERI Kenya.
Community members were motivated to improve their environment and protect their health … I am grateful to continue supporting this community-led effort through HERI Kenya.
I chose to work with CZI because its mission aligned with my values of creating a future for everyone. Specifically, I am trained as a scientist in epidemiology. By working with the infectious disease team to build Chan Zuckerberg ID and Chan Zuckerberg GEN EPI products for scientists like me, I am able to stay close to the work while in the office. By continuing to stay involved in arbovirology as an executive council member on the American Committee on Arthropod-Borne and Zoonotic Viruses (ACAV) at ASTMH, and contributing to my post-doc lab through their non-profit, the Health and Environmental Research Institute in Kenya, I am able to stay close to the work in the community as well.
Gifting amounts updated as of June 31, 2023
*TOTAL AMOUNTS INCLUDE CORPORATE MATCHING AND GIFT FUNDING
LIFE OF SERVICE GIFTS ARE PERSONAL DONATIONS MADE BY CZI EMPLOYEES IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OF OR GRANT TO THE RECIPIENT ORGANIZATION BY CZI.