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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.
UK Biobank to Create World’s Largest Imaging Dataset To Understand Disease
The collection of whole-body repeat imaging scans will help researchers understand the determinants and progression of disease in mid-to-later life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
CZI Awards $16 Million for Foundational Open Source Software Tools Essential to Biomedicine
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $11.1 million in funding for open source software projects that are...
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...
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...
CZI Awards $28 Million for Visual Proteomics and Announces New Funding Opportunity for Software... CZI Awards $28 Million for Visual Proteomics and Announces New Funding Opportunity for Software Development
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced nearly $28 million in grants to support technology developments that...
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...