LYD (Live Your Dreams) Stars: Exclusive Interviews with America’s Most Inspiring Women

Get to Know: Xmiramira On How Gaming Helped Her Become The Young Woman She Is Today

Gaming is more than a pastime for Xmiramira. A top broadcaster on Twitch — a live-streaming video platform where gamers can interact and compete — she’s known for taking The Sims 4 to new heights. Gaming has helped her evolve into the young woman she is today. More and more young women are getting into gaming

Friskk Explains How Being A Gamer Kicked Her Self-Doubt And Boosts Her Confidence

Everyone needs an escape sometimes. Cassandra (a.k.a. Friskk on Twitch) overcame her challenges by channeling her energy into a productive hobby– gaming. Now a popular broadcaster on Twitch, Friskk joins others on the streaming platform to help raise funds for the next generation of young women in gaming. Learn how Friskk turned gaming into a

Kungfufruitcup on A Being Competitive and Positive Gamer

Gaming is competitive but it doesn’t have to be cutthroat. Kungfufruitcup keeps gaming upbeat, positive and supportive even while dominating players online. She joins 1,000 Dreams Fund and other Twitch broadcasters for #Streams4Dreams to help raise funds for young women interested in gaming. As a student of animation and video, Twitch helped her take her professional

GET TO KNOW: TINA DEGENHART, A TWITCH BROADCASTER WHO WANTS MORE GIRLS IN THE GAME

Tina Degenhart is going places — on and off-screen. A top broadcaster on Twitch — a live-streaming video platform where gamers can interact and compete — she’s ambitious and skilled. You may know her as ShadowFoxx086 on Twitch. Plus, her larger-than-life personality keeps fans coming back for more. More young women are pursuing gaming—as a

Soccer Player Jasmine Henderson Empowers Young Women Through Her World Record

Jasmine Henderson does it all. The former professional soccer player is also a motivational speaker, single mom and author. Off the field, she’s made it her life’s mission to fight for gender equality and to use her story to empower young women. In April 2017, she and 29 other women from 20 different countries set

Selena Davant Spreads Good Vibes With Her ‘Smile A Day’ Mission

Selena Davant took a dark time in her life–a painful breakup–and found something to smile about.  In 2016, the art director, content creator, photographer, videographer and digital campaign director launched Smile A Day, a social media-driven project that captures smiling portraits of people. She asks them:  “What makes you happy and why?” With her passion

How The Trend Sisters Turned Their Passion For Fashion Into A Successful Blog

Gabby Rose and Claire Alena Gammon are two sisters with a love for fashion. When Claire was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), she decided to turn her love for creative writing and fashion into a blog as a creative outlet. She enlisted her sister Gabby for help and The Trend Sisters blog was born.

Madison Maxey on Innovation and Why You Need to Know About Wearable Tech

Madison Maxey is blurring the lines between fashion and technology. As the founder of smart fabric company, Loomia, she’s showing the world how textiles can be used to light up devices or read vital signs. Over the past four years, the young entrepreneur has contributed to programming an LED matrix dress for fashion designer Zac

Going for the Olympics is More than Just About Going for the Gold: Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist’s Inspiring Story

Some young women are truly born to lead. Abby Ringquist is one of them. This talented ski jumper grew up just having fun on the slopes, but over time, she turned an after-school hobby into a professional career. And she’s on track to be an Olympic contender–if not champion–in the upcoming Winter Olympics. 1,000 Dreams

Klea Ndoci Helps Women Pay Hope Forward With Doll Face Club

Klea Ndoci took her first narcotic when she was 12. By 13, she was deep into street life; drugs, money, robbery, and prostitution. After nine years of living on the edge–including jail time–she wanted better for herself.  At 22, she voluntarily checked herself into a rehabilitation facility and met a group of women who became