The Information founder Jessica Lessin interviews CZI’s Priscilla Chan. Photo: Angie Silvy

CZI’s Priscilla Chan Talks About Lessons Learned

By  |  Oct. 17, 2019 12:33 PM PDT
Photo: The Information founder Jessica Lessin interviews CZI’s Priscilla Chan. Photo: Angie Silvy

Four years after starting the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, co-founder Priscilla Chan said she had learned a number of lessons, including the need to “work with anyone” on sensitive political issues such as immigration in order to accomplish the organization’s goals.

As the broader tech backlash brought more scrutiny to Facebook and its policies around user data, Chan said she also has had to make clear to potential partners that there is a firm line between Facebook and the philanthropic group. 

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