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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...

Mar 5, 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...

Feb 11, 2020 · 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

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Palo Alto Weekly: Priscilla Chan’s The Primary School combines health care with academics

Friday, January 11, 2019 When 4-year-old Julian DiCarlo started preschool at The Primary School in East Palo Alto, his mother...

Jan 16, 2019 · 16 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 Provides Matching Donations for Camp Fire Relief

Communities in our home state of California have been devastated by recent wildfires.  In an effort to help provide relief...

Nov 21, 2018 · 2 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

Science

Top Scientists Honored at 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony in Silicon Valley

Mountain View, California — Last night, some of the biggest names in science, technology, and entertainment came...

Nov 5, 2018 · 5 min read

Education

Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with... Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with support from CZI

Reposted from State of Nevada Department of Education CARSON CITY, NEVADA – New data shows that Nevada participation in the...

Oct 16, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative

Priscilla Chan:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health...

Sep 12, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

Now Open: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

If you want to learn something, teach it! The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is now open to students from all over the world,...

Sep 1, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

DealBook: Talking Science and Philanthropy

Priscilla Chan and Cori Bargmann talk philanthropy and science at The New York Time’s DealBook conference. Cori...

Nov 10, 2016 · 1 min read

Science

Now Open: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg continues their support for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge. Priscilla Chan:  In my...

Sep 8, 2016 · 1 min read

Education

Working with Partners and Communities to Improve Education

Mark and Priscilla talk about improving education through personalized learning with Education Week. Read the full article...

Mar 7, 2016 · 1 min read

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