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How Eleni Lazares Got The Dream Gig Of Interviewing Your Favorite Celebrities for E!

By Jennifer Kline Eleni Lazares is an associate producer for E! News, and yes, it’s just as cool as you’d think it is — interviewing A-list stars on the red carpet is just a typical Tuesday. But landing such a coveted job is no easy task. A 2013 graduate of Ohio University, Eleni held several

After the Fund: An update from Zaniya

I used my grant to attend the Young Women Run Conference. Over 100 young women from across the country gathered in the nations capitol to train to run for office not in four years, but right now. I had the opportunity to participate in workshops that would help me as I prepare for a career

Elana Lyn On Creating A Personal Brand And Mastering The Side Hustle

  By Briana Luca   When Elana Lyn Gross  was looking for a  creative outlet to occupy her time, she had no idea that her signature blog would turn her into a professional and personal development resource for young women. She pivoted from a career in politics to start her own site that is now

We want YOU! 1,000 Dreams Fund Launches its 2017 Student Advisory Board Recruitment

    Are you a leader who wants to make a difference in the lives of other young women? Apply to become a member of our Student Advisory Board http://1000dreamsfund.org/student-advisory-board/ in making dreams a reality for students across the nation! This select group of 30 students gains access to the inner-workings of our non-profit to

1,000 Dreams Fund Celebrates Innovators at 2017 Northside Festival

Over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters came to Brooklyn, New York to experience the 2017 Northside Festival last week. The 1,000 Dreams Fund and Fortune partnered to bring this unique experience — featuring the best in music, arts and technology — to four lucky young women with our #HowiInnovateChallenge, in which girls across the country

“That Girl is Going Places:” Bronte Johnson On Chasing Her STEM Dreams

You know that feeling when you walk away from a conversation with someone awesome — and you think, “Wow, that girl is going places”? Meet Brontë Johnson, a high school student forging her STEM path in the incredible world of artificial intelligence (AI). Artificial intelligence is a vast, complicated and exciting area that includes countless

1,000 Dreams Fund launches “#HowiInnovate Challenge”: VIP tickets to Northside Innovation Festival Up for Grabs!

Here at the 1,000 Dreams Fund, we are all about supporting your dreams in a variety of exciting ways. That’s why we are super stoked to be kicking off summer 2017 with a very cool opportunity for all of you innovators! 1,000 Dreams Fund is partnering with Fortune Magazine on “#HowiInnovate Challenge”* with 3 free

Meet the New Face of Tech!

During Women’s History Month 2017, the 1,000 Dreams Fund and tech company HARMAN teamed up to present the “New Face of Tech” Challenge. We searched the nation far and wide to identify and spotlight the next generation of female leaders in STEM. Over 125 young women in high school and college nationwide submitted why they represent

Big college dreams? Enter our #MyCollegeDream Challenge to get them funded!

College can be the best four years of your life. Since the 1,000 Dreams Fund is ALL about supporting your exciting career goals and dreams, we want to know: What is your big dream for yourself in college? Maybe it’s studying abroad in Spain or getting to attend an exciting student leadership conference. No dream

Jess Weiner Champions Confidence and Female Empowerment Through Social Entrepreneurship

At 12 years old, Jess Weiner struggled with self-esteem issues around things we all understand; like wanting to be liked and to feel beautiful. Now an author, speaker and social entrepreneur, she’s turned those personal struggles into a global initiative for girls’ and women empowerment. As the CEO of her own consulting firm Talk to