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Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Education, Justice & Opportunity, and Science initiatives. For media inquiries, please contact us at press@chanzuckerberg.com.

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

Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) joined Sarah Neville, global health editor...

Sep 14, 2021 · 21 min read

Science

SciDev.Net: Why Sharing Bioimaging Tech is Crucial to Global Health

This piece was published by SciDev.Net on June 15, 2021. Progress in human health comes in many forms. We learn more about...

Jun 22, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

STAT: Use Single-Cell Biology to Shed Light on Pediatric Diseases Currently in the Dark

This piece was published in STAT on May 24, 2021. There are few things harder for a physician to say to a patient than “I...

May 26, 2021 · 7 min read

Education

The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.

This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...

May 17, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New Michael Lewis Book

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the recorded Clubhouse conversation. On May 4, 2021, Michael Lewis,...

May 14, 2021 · 3 min read

Science

CNN: Race for the Vaccine Documentary

RACE FOR THE VACCINE” is a documentary exploring the global quest to develop, trial, manufacture, and distribute...

May 10, 2021 · 3 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

Inside Philanthropy: Why Chan Zuckerberg is Devoting Millions to Open Source Software for Scientists

This piece was published in Inside Philanthropy on June 24, 2020. To an important degree, scientific research advances as a...

Jul 2, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s... STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s Pandemic Response

This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case...

May 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Fast Company: Why Patients Have Begun to Lead the Way in the Fight Against Rare Diseases

This piece was published in Fast Company on February 26, 2020. Several years ago, I was working in the White House Office of...

February 26, 2020 · 7 min read

Education

Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to...

December 18, 2019 · 6 min read

Science

Watch Priscilla Chan on Good Morning America

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke on ABC’s Good Morning America about CZI’s Rare As...

Jul 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance... The Center for Effective Philanthropy: Four Promising Practices for Philanthropies to Advance Advocacy and Policy Change

This piece was published in The Center For Effective Philanthropy on May 30, 2019 In an era when government has become less...

May 30, 2019 · 7 min read

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Shutting people with records out of opportunity is economically foolish

This opinion editorial was published in USA Today on November 23, 2018: By David Plouffe and Mark Holden Our nation’s...

Nov 28, 2018 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Moves into Redwood City

Reposted from the San Mateo Daily Journal The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has officially moved into Redwood City, where its...

Nov 16, 2018 · 3 min read

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.

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