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Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning... Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning Environments
Kingmakers of Oakland is on a mission to improve the lives of Black boys and build a stronger education system for all students.
Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable... Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Food Production
CZI backs Sound Agriculture, a company developing solutions for sustainable, climate-smart food production.
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.
CZI Ventures: 2022 in Review
CZI Ventures portfolio expanded to new areas of impact; companies across the portfolio earned recognition for their efficacy, innovation and leadership.
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.
Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute
CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.
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.
Reinventing Education to Help Children Thrive
Sandra Liu Huang, CZI Head of Education, and Michael B. Horn discuss challenges facing students today and the support children need to thrive.
Super-Powering Student Motivation and Engagement
Panelists at the NCSC 2022 share research underscoring the value of positive teacher-student connections, and share tips for student motivation and engagement.
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.
Watch: Building Tools to Accelerate Science with Medscape’s Dr. Eric Topol
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan discuss CZI’s work in science, including our 10-year vision to measure human biology in action with physician-scientist, author and editor Dr. Eric Topol.
Listen: Discussing the Future of Science Technology with Neuroscientist Edward Boyden
Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.
CZI Announces New Effort to Develop Science and Tech to Measure Human Biology in Action
Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced that they are doubling down on their commitment to accelerating biomedical science and advancing human health.
2021 CZI Ventures: Investing in Progress
Our portfolio continues to evolve, but we remain committed to supporting companies that use technology to build an inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone.
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.
CZI Awards Over $5M to Advance Technologies and Expand Global Access to Bioimaging
CZI announces more than $5 million to advance bioimaging technologies, increase access to these tools, and build capacity for biomedical researchers.
Connections Before Content: The Importance of Prioritizing Student Relationships
CZI hosted a panel at the 2021 Aurora Institute Symposium, with educators sharing the importance of building foundational teacher and student relationships.
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.