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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Eruditus In Increasing Access to Education Across the Globe

The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS...

Sep 1, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

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...

Jul 16, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

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...

Feb 3, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

Supporting State Science and Technology Policy Fellows

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $448,550 in funding to support science and technology policy...

Jan 31, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

Making Science Journalism More Diverse and Inclusive

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $195,500 grant to the University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa...

Oct 24, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Watch Priscilla Chan on Good Morning America

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke on ABC’s Good Morning America about CZI’s Rare As...

Jul 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Agains... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches New Program to Support Patients to Accelerate Progress Against Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new program aimed at supporting and lifting...

Jun 11, 2019 · 4 min read

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces support for policymaking based on scientific evidence

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for the American Association for the Advancement of Science...

Sep 27, 2018 · 4 min read

Ventures

Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...

Jul 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jim Shelton: About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students....

Jan 12, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

New Investment in Byju’s

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in BYJU’s, an innovative company based in India that leverages...

Sep 8, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Andela

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in Andela is support the organization longer-term growth as they continue to...

Jun 16, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

We invest in companies and entrepreneurs supporting student learning. Recently, we invested in Ellevation Education, a...

Feb 17, 2016 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in Newsela

 Through Zuckerberg Education Ventures, we invested in Newsela, a literacy platform which offers news articles for students...

Oct 6, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in MasteryConnect

   As part of our commitment to personalized learning, we invested $5 million in MasteryConnect to support K-12 educators...

Sep 22, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in AltSchool

AltSchool is building a network of micro-schools that provides a uniquely personalized and child-centered K-8 learning...

May 4, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in Bridge International Academies

We invested $10 million in Bridge because we believe all students around the world should have access to quality education....

Mar 17, 2015 · 1 min read

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