Gaming is more than entertainment for Kaitlyn, it’s her stress relief. Currently an ultra-motivated student in medical school, she uses gaming as a healthy outlet for relieving stress and having some fun even during the most difficult of weeks. Really, gaming has changed Kaitlyn’s whole world — she met some of her best friends and
Women are the new face of tech. Meenakshi Barjatia , Senior DSP Engineer – HARMAN International, knows that it’s not always easy breaking down barriers in science. Sometimes you’ll be the only girl in the room. But she advises us to be confident. To be “loud and be heard!” Our New Face of Tech challenge celebrates
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
1,000 Dreams Fund celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 in amazing style and with a lot of substance in New York City! On March 8th, we joined forces with our partner HARMAN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung and leader in consumer electronics and connected technologies for the home, office, and car, to celebrate the advancement
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
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, the 1,000 Dreams Fund and HARMAN are teaming up for a second year to give a big boost to young women pursuing their career dreams in STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, and math)! This year’s New Face of Tech Challenge is back with an expanding funding focus from STEM to STEAM.
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 Streams for Dreams to help raise funds for young women interested in gaming. As a student of animation and video, Twitch helped her take
Today, the 1,000 Dreams Fund is thrilled to announce our first-ever Streams for Dreamscharity event taking place in partnership with Twitch this Women’s History Month. With Streams for Dreams, we aim to support women who are pursuing their dreams in content creation, while raising awareness for the continued gender gap in financial funding for young