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Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Mar 19, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists — engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in technology development. The imaging of molecules, cells, and tissues remains central to both biomedical research and clinical...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed to Learning Science

Mar 15, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the Learning by Scientific Design Network. This new national network will bring together college and university schools of education that want to work together to incorporate the science of learning into how they prepare future...

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Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at SXSW

Mar 8, 2019 - Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-Founder Priscilla Chan took the SXSW Main Stage to discuss CZI’s vision and make the case for why technology alone cannot solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Rather than seeing tech as a silver bullet, it’s about pairing technologists and engineers with people on the frontlines of...

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Education

CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More... CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More Classrooms

Mar 7, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the understanding of how students actually learn and help educators translate that research into practices that support the needs of all students. “This body of work is rooted in an appreciation for the complexity of what teachers do...

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Justice & Opportunity

Fast Company: How technology can help build a more equitable justice system

Mar 6, 2019 - This piece was published in Fast Company on March 6, 2019. Over the past several years, many of us have come to rely on technology to make more informed decisions about our lives. Some of them help us day to day–like which roads we should take on the way home, or what foods we should eat, or how we should manage our workouts. Others are more...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating Opportunities in Technology fo...

Mar 6, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support today of three organizations working to create opportunities in technology for underserved youth : AI4ALL, Hack Diversity,  and The Hidden Genius Project. Each group will receive a $75,000 grant to build on and expand their program reach this year. CZI aims to dismantle systemic...

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