Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan Pledge 99 Percent Of Their Facebook Shares To Charity
A few weeks before Max’s birth, Priscilla and Mark took a morning to reflect and record their hopes for their daughter and all children of her generation.
Posted by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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[Priscilla Chan:] Source: LYBIO.net
The pregnancy has been really — fun. And we’re really looking forward to meeting her. Mark is really looking forward to meeting her.
Ya, well it’s been 37 weeks so I think it’s time for her to come out. (laughs) I would like; it’s – it’s my turn to hold her.
Having this child has made us think about all of the things that should be improved in the world for her whole generation. The only way we reach our full human potential is if we’re able to unlock the gifts of every person around the world.
We need to make sure that there are investments and programs that ensure that the future isn’t going to be like today. The future is going to be better than today.
[Mark Zuckerberg:] Source: LYBIO.net
You know, what does it take to make it so people don’t get sick anymore, could we build more inclusive welcoming communities? Can people in the next generation learn and experience a hundred times more things than – than we can? I think the answer to that is: “YES!” And I think that that means we have a basic moral responsibility to tilt our investments somewhat more as a society as individuals.
Starting our work now investing in the future is an easy decision for us.
You know, it’s hard to move these things in the short term, right? These are big complex systems. Like, doing anything that you want to well in the world um… it just takes practice. You’re not going to be perfect at it the first time and in the projects that we’re going to try to do in education and science and health, community building, we will learn lessons over time and hopefully get better and better.
We’re expecting our little girl any day now and we want her to have the benefits of the entire generation that is able to take advantage of all that we’re able to create.
[Mark Zuckerberg:] Source: L Y B I O . N E T
If she – she and everyone in her generation really should be able to live much better lives than we can in all these ways and I hope that – not just our child but you know, everyone in our community has the opportunity to go on and even have a bigger impact in the world um… I think she’ll get there.
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