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Science

Listen: Discussing the Future of Science Technology with Neuroscientist Edward Boyden

Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.

Dec 9, 2021 · 47 min read

Science

CZI Announces New Effort to Develop Science and Tech to Measure Human Biology in Action

Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced that they are doubling down on their commitment to accelerating biomedical science and advancing human health.

Dec 7, 2021 · 11 min read

Ventures

2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress

Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.

Dec 3, 2021 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities

CZI will commit $7 million in grants to 75 organizations working in San Mateo County through the fifth annual Community Fund.

Dec 2, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Supporting Diversity and Strong Teacher-Student Connections in Schools

Dr. Priscilla Chan joins the 49th annual conference for the National Association of Black School Educators to share more about CZI’s work and commitment to racial diversity.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 min read

Science

CZI Awards Over $5M to Advance Technologies and Expand Global Access to Bioimaging

CZI announces more than $5 million to advance bioimaging technologies, increase access to these tools, and build capacity for biomedical researchers.

Nov 15, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

Connections Before Content: The Importance of Prioritizing Student Relationships

CZI hosted a panel at the 2021 Aurora Institute Symposium, with educators sharing the importance of building foundational teacher and student relationships.

Oct 29, 2021 · 2 min read

Education

Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now

In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.

Oct 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Climate

CZI Awards $10M to Breakthrough Energy Fellows and $23M to Advance Carbon Dioxide Removal

CZI announced funding for the Breakthrough Energy Fellows — entrepreneurs and researchers who will work to develop and scale the most promising decarbonization technologies.

Oct 15, 2021 · 5 min read

Ventures

CarbonBuilt Closes $10 Million Series A Financing

CarbonBuilt has raised $10 million in Series A funding to expand its team, further enhance its ReversaTM technology, and develop its first commercial projects.

Oct 6, 2021 · 3 min read

Science

Betting Big on Science and Technology

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan...

Sep 14, 2021 · 21 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding Opportunity for San Mateo County Organizations

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the opening of the 2022 CZI Community Fund, an annual funding...

Jul 22, 2021 · 3 min read

Technology

CZI and Gradient Learning Launch Along, A New Tool to Support Teacher-Student Relationships

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Gradient Learning, today announced the official launch of Along and its free...

Jun 28, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Supporting Teachers: The Path to Stronger Connections

Students and teachers have displayed remarkable courage in the face of overlapping traumas this past year. Building on that...

Jun 27, 2021 · 2 min read

Technology

Educators, Digital Promise and Gradient Learning Discuss Picking the Right Tools for Learning

COVID-19 has upended the learning environment in unprecedented ways, while also creating opportunities for educators to...

Jun 2, 2021 · 1 min read

Community

COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School... COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School Districts

Three San Mateo County schools districts have established new COVID-19 response positions to manage district COVID-19 health...

Mar 18, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Commits $1 Million to Support Local Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

As restaurants across the country and Bay Area face unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19,  the Chan Zuckerberg...

Feb 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

CZI Joins Other Funders to Support Launch of $100 Million California Black Freedom Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative joined with philanthropic organizations and funders to announce the launch of the California...

Feb 4, 2021 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Awards Nearly $32 Million and Announces New Funding Opportunity to Advance Biomedical Imaging

Imaging of proteins, cells, and tissues is critical to understanding health and disease. Today, the Chan Zuckerberg...

Dec 2, 2020 · 6 min read

Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.

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