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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Grant Opportunity to Expand Global Access to Bioimaging
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) launched a new funding opportunity to expand access to imaging expertise,...
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...
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,...
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
CZI will provide an additional $10 million in funding by year’s end.
CNN: Race for the Vaccine Documentary
RACE FOR THE VACCINE” is a documentary exploring the global quest to develop, trial, manufacture, and distribute...
CZI Announces New Grant Opportunity to Encourage More Representative Research
To cure, prevent, or manage all diseases, scientific research should include people of all ancestries. Today, the Chan...
CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close... CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close ‘Homework Gap’
Washington, D.C – CoSN today announced a study on students’ at-home internet access and connectivity aimed at helping...
Descomplica Raises USD 84.5M, the Biggest Round for an EdTech in Latin America
São Paulo, Brazil – Descomplica, the first EdTech company in Brazil to enter the higher education market, closed a new...
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...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigratio... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the new organization name for our criminal justice reform strategic...