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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

Meet a Real Woman in Tech: Amy Chu

Amy Chu has been always been fascinated with technology. Get to know HARMAN’s Director of Project Management and get inspired by our #NewFaceofTech Challenge!  Why do you love working in tech? When did you realize this was your dream? I’ve always been fascinated with technology and understanding how things work.  It is such an exciting

Meet a Real Woman in Tech: Rashmi Rao

Rashmi Rao has over 15 years of experience in tech. As Sr. Director, Advanced Engineering, CoC User Experience at HARMAN, she drives breakthrough technologies. Get to know Rashmi’s story and share your own with our #NewFaceofTech Challenge! Why do you love working in tech? I have always been interested in solving problems for things and

Meet a Real Woman in Tech: Brianna Leonard

This #WomensHistoryMonth, we are bringing you stories of inspiration from real women who are changing the face of tech! Brianna Leonard, VP, Program Management & Quality at HARMAN, always knew she loved science. Read her inspiring story and share how YOU are #NewFaceOfTech for a chance to win $3,000 for your tech dreams! When did

1,000 Dreams Fund Partners to Support the Next Generation of Female Leaders in Technology

It’s no secret – tech is hot. From the science lab to music production to the latest new app launch, young women are turning things up a notch in this exciting industry. But women are still sorely underrepresented in key leadership roles within the technology industry and among venture-backed startup founders. So we couldn’t be more THRILLED to announce