Category Archives: 1DF News

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

This Month Is All About The #StuffWeLove!

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s one of our favorite days because we get to celebrate the people and things we love. So we couldn’t be more excited to announce the launch of a new series for the 1,000 Dreams Fund — StuffWeLove. This content series is all about the influencers, movements and, well, stuff that matters

Enter our newest challenge: #MyDream2017!

Dreamers! We at the 1,000 Dreams Fund are all about supporting your big goals and dreams! That’s why we are super STOKED to announce our latest Instagram Challenge with funding at stake(!) in honor of this New Year — #MyDream2017! Each year, we get the exciting opportunity to renew our commitment to ourselves and our

From Our Founder’s Desk: Exciting Things Coming Up In 2017!

Dreamers – Happy New Year!  It’s certainly a happy one for the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF). As founder, I’m thrilled to share that we’ve made significant strides towards our vision of funding “1,000 girls and more,” and have already granted out over $40,000 to over 40 talented young women in need. You can read more about

Announcing Our Year-End Fundraising Campaign #Fund1000Dreams!

Millions of girls across America have big dreams about what they want to do with their lives, but they don’t have resources to make those dreams come true. They can’t afford the “extras” that make the difference in future success – from an opportunity to study abroad, to tech devices for budding young artists or

Changemakers: Enter our #MentorMe Challenge to secure funding for your next BIG idea!

You have BIG dreams about making our world a better, brighter and more awesome place – and we want to help you! Whether you head a student organization or want to run your own nonprofit, we can all use a financial boost and a little assistance from someone who has “been there and done it.”

1,000 Dreams Fund’s “State Of The Girl” Research Featured in USA Today’s USA Snapshots!

We’re proud to announce that our “State Of The Girl” research was featured in USA Today’s USA Snapshots on September 5, 2016! Check it out in the bottom left! USA Today Money Snapshot

Hillary Clinton Makes History! Women’s Voices At The DNC And RNC

Last night, we saw history made as Hillary Clinton became the first woman became a major political party’s presidential nominee. This milestone put the cap on a whirlwind two weeks in politics as both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions wrapped up. Both programs featured amazing speakers who talked about issues ranging from mental illness awareness,

BIG NEWS!! Join our Student Advisory Board!

Hello Dreamers! As founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund I am thrilled to bring you an exciting update: 1,000 Dreams Fund is launching a Student Advisory Board! If you are looking to get hands-on experience in the non-profit and social good space while connecting with other outstanding young women from around the country like yourself,