The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have promised to give 99 percent of their Facebook shares to several charitable causes. On Wednesday, September 21, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced that they were going to invest at least 3 billion dollars towards preventing, curing, or managing all diseases by the end of the next century. This is the couple’s first considerable investment towards science. Zuckerberg shared that his ultimate goal through this donation was to increase the human life expectancy to 100 years.
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