Priscilla Chan

Priscilla Chan

Co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Priscilla Chan is co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. As a pediatrician and teacher, Priscilla’s work with patients and students in communities across the Bay Area has informed her desire to make learning more personalized, find new paths to manage and cure disease, and expand opportunity for more people. She is also the founder of The Primary School, which integrates health and education and serves children and families in East Palo Alto and the Belle Haven neighborhood in Menlo Park, California. Priscilla earned her BA in Biology at Harvard University and her MD at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her pediatrics training in the UCSF/PLUS Pediatrics Residency.

Priscilla Chan Has Helped Teachers Connect With Students In 400 Schools

Priscilla Chan had observed many challenges in a student's life. Chan implements Summit Learning Programs so teachers can have a deeper connection with their students and to better their education. Her goals and philosophy are a main topic in the opening of the keynote. Todd Rose and Priscilla Chan discuss the opportunities available to students.

Priscilla Chan, CEO of Summit Learning Programs, Co-Founder of CZI