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Super-Powering Student Motivation and Engagement

Research shows that when students experience strong teacher-student connections, they are more likely to feel more motivated...

Jun 28, 2022 · 3 min read


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.

Apr 28, 2022 · 29 min read


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 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.

Dec 7, 2021 · 11 min read


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.

Dec 3, 2021 · 6 min read


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.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 min read


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.

Nov 15, 2021 · 3 min read


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.

Oct 29, 2021 · 2 min read


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.

Oct 22, 2021 · 2 min read


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...

Sep 14, 2021 · 21 min read


CZI and Gradient Learning Launch Along, A New Tool to Support Teacher-Student Relationships

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Gradient Learning, today announced the official launch of Along and its free...

Jun 28, 2021 · 4 min read


Supporting Teachers: The Path to Stronger Connections

Students and teachers have displayed remarkable courage in the face of overlapping traumas this past year. Building on that...

Jun 27, 2021 · 2 min read


Educators, Digital Promise and Gradient Learning Discuss Picking the Right Tools for Learning

COVID-19 has upended the learning environment in unprecedented ways, while also creating opportunities for educators to...

Jun 2, 2021 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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...

Jan 27, 2021 · 7 min read


CZI Awards Nearly $32 Million and Announces New Funding Opportunity to Advance Biomedical Imaging

Imaging of proteins, cells, and tissues is critical to understanding health and disease. Today, the Chan Zuckerberg...

Dec 2, 2020 · 6 min read


CZI Launches New Effort to Support Technology Development in Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new effort to support innovations in imaging technology that could be...

Jul 9, 2020 · 4 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

Justice & Opportunity

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...

Apr 23, 2020 · 4 min read


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...

December 18, 2019 · 6 min read