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Science

CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty

CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.

Jan 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Ventures

Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers

CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.

Jan 19, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $10 Million to Accelerate Inclusive Education Research

Grants will support teachers and communities to work hand-in-hand with researchers on innovative classroom practices.

Dec 15, 2021 · 5 min read

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

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

CZI Supports Racial Diversity in Education to Improve Outcomes for All Students

New grants will fund organizations that train and support teachers and education leaders of color.

Nov 11, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Awards $13 Million to Patient-Led Organizations Advancing Rare Disease Research

CZI announced $13 million in funding for 40 patient-led, rare disease advocacy organizations working alongside researchers and clinicians.

Nov 3, 2021 · 4 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

Ventures

Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers

CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.

Oct 28, 2021 · 4 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

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits more than $17 Million to Support Student and Caregiver Powe... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits more than $17 Million to Support Student and Caregiver Power in Education

CZI announced the first round of grants to organizations supporting students and caregivers to leverage their voice and power in school and district decision-making.

Oct 12, 2021 · 6 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

Ventures

Andela Secures $200 Million Series E Financing to Grow Global Engineering Marketplace

CZI joins latest funding round in support of Andela’s growing network of engineers.

Sep 29, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

Nerdy Positioned for the Future of Personalized Instruction

Nerdy becomes the first publicly traded CZI Ventures portfolio company, appearing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2021.

Sep 20, 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

CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty

CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.

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