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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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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,...
CNN: Race for the Vaccine Documentary
RACE FOR THE VACCINE” is a documentary exploring the global quest to develop, trial, manufacture, and distribute...
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...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $1.3 Million to Support the Global Rare Disease Community
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $1.3 million in funding to support the global rare disease community...
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...
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...
CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented... CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented Community
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), in partnership with California philanthropies including the Chan...
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...
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...
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $13.5 Million to Drive Progress Against Rare Diseases
Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $13.5 million in funding to 30 patient-led organizations that are...