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Science

CZI’s AI Computing System Honored as a ‘World Changing Idea’

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s (CZI) AI computing system for nonprofit life science research was named an honoree in Fast...

May 14, 2024 · 3 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Science To Build AI GPU Cluster To Model Cell Systems

The new cluster will be one of the most powerful high-performance computing systems for nonprofit life science research in the world.

Sep 19, 2023 · 6 min read

Science

The Economist: Worlds Within, Worlds Without

Geoffrey Carr of The Economist covers CZI and CZ Biohub SF’s efforts to support the Human Cell Atlas.

Apr 10, 2023 · 13 min read

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2022 Racial Equity Grants

CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.

Nov 30, 2022 · 7 min read

Education

Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth

Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Science

CZI Announces Partnership With Four Historically Black Medical Colleges

CZI announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges to advance genomics research.

Sep 19, 2022 · 7 min read

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

Housing Affordability

Fast Company: Lessons from the Pandemic Eviction Crisis Can Help Us Remake the Housing System

We can implement policies to prevent evictions, which is vastly more cost-effective than helping people after they have lost their home.

Dec 16, 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

Community

Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic

CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 10, 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

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

COVID-19

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and Community Engageme...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a commitment of $15 million to help bolster COVID-19 response and...

Jun 24, 2021 · 4 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

Education

Feeling Seen, Heard and Safe: Supporting Students in the Wake of the Pandemic

If the overlapping traumas of the past year have shown us anything, it’s that student wellbeing is just as important as...

Jun 21, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic... San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic Through Summe...

Community organizations and institutions are adapting and expanding summer programs for San Mateo County students following...

Jun 21, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity... New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Next Generatio...

STAT, the nation’s leading health, science, and medicine publication, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at the...

Jun 1, 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

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