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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.

Nov 30, 2022 · 7 min read

Education

What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making... What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making Progress

Equal Opportunity Schools expands partnerships with schools that are improving academic outcomes by focusing on student aspirations, strengths, and barriers.

Nov 16, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

Along Earns Special Mention on 2022 TIME Best Inventions List

Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by TIME magazine for providing educators with an easy way to check in with students.

Nov 14, 2022 · 4 min read

Science

CZI Funds New Cohort of Researchers Investigating and Detecting Novel and Emerging Pathogens

Increasing metagenomics capacity helps researchers detect and track pathogens around the world.

Oct 24, 2022 · 5 min read

Education

NBC Showcases the Importance of Classroom Connections

Schools and enrichment programs across the country are pioneering innovative approaches that center student well-being in support of academic achievement and success.

Oct 4, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Science

Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute

CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.

Sep 23, 2022 · 6 min read

Science

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.

Sep 21, 2022 · 7 min read

Science

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.

Sep 19, 2022 · 7 min read

Education

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.

Aug 25, 2022 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Announces Imaging Institute Founding Scientists

CZI announced that David Agard, Bridget Carragher, and Clint Potter will shape the new Institute’s strategic direction.

Jul 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Education

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.

Jun 28, 2022 · 3 min read

Science

Stephen Quake Named New Head of Science at CZI

CZI announced that acclaimed scientist Stephen Quake will be CZI’s new Head of Science.

Jun 23, 2022 · 5 min read

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boos... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boost Well-Being

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, CZI is announcing new grants aimed at combating teacher burnout by supporting their well-being.

May 5, 2022 · 4 min read

Science

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.

Jan 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Ventures

Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers

CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.

Jan 19, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Dec 15, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

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.

Dec 9, 2021 · 29 min read

Science

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.

Dec 9, 2021 · 47 min read

CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.

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