1,000 Dreams Fund is Excited to Unveil Our 2021 New Face of Tech Scholarship Winners!

We are so thrilled about our FIFTH year of New Face of Tech Scholarship Program — in partnership with tech giant HARMAN. 

New Face of Tech funds and fuels the aspirations of talented college women who are pursuing degrees in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math!) and who want to work in tech. And, we have such an amazing group of new 2021 winners from across the U.S. to tell you about.

We’ve awarded our 20 winners with the following:

  • $1,500 grants
  • Career coaching sessions with HARMAN executives
  • JBL product

So, let’s meet our 2021 New Face of Tech winners! Click through on their individual profiles to learn more about their awesome accomplishments thus far — often in the face of adversity — and their mega future dreams.

Baseerat C. – George Mason University; Electrical Engineering

Carolyn Z. – Northwestern University, Communication Studies and Computer Science

Cindy C. – Columbia University, Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

Daniela Beck – University of Pennsylvania, Computer Science

Faith G. – Duke University, Computer Science and Visual Art

Hannah Z. – Harvard University, Computer Science

Jeeva Senthilnathan – Colorado School Of Mines, Mechanical Engineering 

Jordan V. – University of Alabama, Computer Science

Kayla Rodgers – Arizona State University, Web Design and Development

Kaylin Moss – Marist College, Computer Science

Lily O. – Carnegie Mellon University, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Raven S. – University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Chemical Engineering with a minor in Climate Impacts Engineering

Rida Bayraktar – UNC Chapel Hill, Computer Science

Sehar Macan-Markar – Saint Joseph’s University, Marketing and Business Intelligence & Analytics

Shinjini Ghosh – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science & Engineering and Linguistics with a minor in Mathematics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Shreya Pandey – Rutgers University, Computer Science and Computer & Electrical Engineering

Sydney T. – Montana State University, Microbiology and Immunology 

Tinodiwanashe Nguruve – Bryn Mawr College, Computer Science and Mathematics

Yamilet P. – University of Dayton, Graphic Design and Sustainability 

We selected these winners based on the quality of their submission, including a demonstrated commitment to their career dream in tech and a clear vision for how winning the New Face of Tech program will help them further accelerate their progress.

On behalf of the 1,000 Dreams Fund team and HARMAN, a huge congrats again to our winners! And thank you to EVERYONE who applied. Your stories and dreams are truly inspirational.