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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives i... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives in EdTech Decision-making

Apr 1, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced it is providing more than $1.6 million in support to the Jefferson Education Exchange (JEX), a nonprofit committed to helping educators make informed decisions about education technology (edtech). The support from CZI will enable JEX to launch an initiative to expand the role of educators in...

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Grants

Our Grantmaking

Mar 29, 2019 - At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone. Every day, we are working to find new ways to leverage technology, community-driven solutions, and collaboration to accelerate progress across our focus areas of Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity. In addition to...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Mar 28, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of experiences on our efforts aimed at equipping those on the frontlines — teachers, advocates, scientists — with the necessary research and tools to accelerate progress towards a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for...

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Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Mar 19, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists — engineers, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, and biologists with expertise in technology development. The imaging of molecules, cells, and tissues remains central to both biomedical research and clinical...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed to Learning Science

Mar 15, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the Learning by Scientific Design Network. This new national network will bring together college and university schools of education that want to work together to incorporate the science of learning into how they prepare future...

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News

Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at SXSW

Mar 8, 2019 - Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-Founder Priscilla Chan took the SXSW Main Stage to discuss CZI’s vision and make the case for why technology alone cannot solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Rather than seeing tech as a silver bullet, it’s about pairing technologists and engineers with people on the frontlines of...

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