Yearly Archives: 2020

1,000 Dreams Fund x HARMAN are excited to announce our 2020 New Face of Tech Scholarship Winners!

It was a fourth and FABULOUS year for our New Face of Tech Scholarship Program in partnership with tech giant HARMAN. We are so pumped about all the amazing, talented young women we get to celebrate and support — especially in a year like 2020, where students have been facing unprecedented hardships as a result of

IT’S WORLD KINDNESS DAY AND HERE’S WHAT THAT MEANS FOR MENTORHER!

Friday, November 13 is World Kindness Day 2020. It’s a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other, to yourself, and to the world. It’s a day we love here at 1,000 Dreams Fund and it’s a day that means so much to one of our MentorHER 2020 partners, Kendra Scott,

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Student Advisory Board!

At 1,000 Dreams Fund, our foremost mission is to positively impact the lives of young women and empower them to go for their dreams. Every year, our 1DF Student Advisory Board (SAB) program plays an integral role in that mission while offering an unparalleled career development opportunity. It provides a platform for young women with

Our First 1DF BroadcastHER Summit Soared To Success!

We hosted our inaugural BroadcastHER Virtual Summit earlier this month on October 17-18, where more than 200,000 viewers tuned in on Twitch — our exclusive stream partner for the event! Our BroadcastHER Summit is just another way that 1,000 Dreams Fund is committed to elevating women in the digital broadcasting and gaming space. As an

Women in S.T.E.M.: YOU are ‘New Face of Tech’ — 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Tech Scholarship Program, In Partnership with HARMAN, Is Back — with $60,000 in funding at stake!

Despite very real strides made for women in science, tech, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.), they are still under-represented in the workforce — especially in the tech space. 1,000 Dreams Fund wants to continue to do our part to help change these statistics for women — even as many college women are facing unprecedented changes in

1DF BROADCASTHER ACADEMY FELLOWS HAD THEIR (MASKED) GAME FACES ON WITH ALLIED ESPORTS AT HYPERX ESPORTS ARENA IN VEGAS

We recently took Las Vegas by storm with our FIRST 2020 BroadcastHER Academy Fellow visit to the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, which was part of the Fellowship Prize. Our BroadcastHER Academy Fellowship Program, powered by Allied Esports and HyperX, was launched to help women reach their career goals in esports and gaming. Of course,

Get HIRED! A MentorHER Workshop, Presented By 1,000 Dreams Fund and Colgate-Palmolive

The path to getting hired — by a company of your dreams, no less — can often seem daunting and filled with question marks. But, what if you could get advice, straight from the source, about successfully navigating the road ahead — from resume to reporting to your first day at work, and beyond. You

Founder’s Blog: Drumroll please… Announcing NEW ‘1DF Voices’ Contributor Series from 1,000 Dreams Fund!

by Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of 1,000 Dreams Fund This month for my “Founder’s Blog,” I have a special announcement to share. I am so excited to introduce “1DF Voices,” our new contributor series that spotlights written work from talented voices in our 1DF community of women. As you know, our mission at 1,000

1DF’s MentorHER Initiative is Back — And We’re Going Virtual! Here’s What You Need To Know

Did you know that young people who had a mentor are 55% more likely to enroll in college and 130% more likely to hold leadership positions?* Those kinds of statistics are one of the many reasons why we launched our MentorHER Initiative last year — to help connect the women (YOU!) we serve with well-paired

Meet Our 1DF Twitch BroadcastHER Spring 2020 Grant Winners!

Every time we announce our 1DF Twitch BroadcastHER Grant recipients, it’s a cause for celebration. But, last week — when we revealed our BroadcastHER Grant Spring 2020 recipients — there was something a little extra-special about this occasion. That’s because, with these 27 new winners, 1,000 Dreams Fund has officially surpassed 100 grantees who have