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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.
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.
Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute
CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.
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 Announces Imaging Institute Founding Scientists
CZI announced that David Agard, Bridget Carragher, and Clint Potter will shape the new Institute’s strategic direction.
Stephen Quake Named New Head of Science at CZI
CZI announced that acclaimed scientist Stephen Quake will be CZI’s new Head of 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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...