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1,000 Dreams Fund Announces Our 2021 BroadcastHER Academy Esports and Gaming Fellows

Last year, we announced the expansion of a life-changing opportunity for women in gaming — 1DF’s BroadcastHER Academy (powered by Allied Esports and HyperX Gaming). This esports and gaming fellowship program for women has already changed the game — literally! — for our 10 fellows who received the grant in 2020. And, today, we are JUST

1,000 Dreams Fund’s 4th Annual Women’s History Month ‘Streams For Dreams’ Twitch Charity Fundraiser Was a Slam Dunk

For the whole month of March — in honor of Women’s History Month — broadcasters have been fundraising for 1DF’s fourth annual Streams for Dreams (#Streams4Dreams) Twitch Charity Fundraiser Event that supports the 1DF-Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Program for women streamers. What an absolute WOW moment for Streams For Dreams Fundraiser @Cuddle_Core when Twitch donated $10,000 towards

Full STEAM Ahead! Paliwal Club of 100 Returns In 2021 With BIG News!

In honor of Women’s History Month, 1,000 Dreams Fund is proud to announce that, in partnership with the Ila and Dinesh Paliwal Foundation, we are EXPANDING the Paliwal Club of 100 Scholarship Program into the Paliwal Club of 100 STEAM Scholars Program — with increased funding available for winners! We launched this program in 2019, specifically

Meet our 1,000 Dreams Fund BroadcastHER Initiative ‘Dream Team’ Stream Team!

1,000 Dreams Fund is thrilled to announce our FIRST EVER BroadcastHER Initiative Dream Team — a dedicated group of 10 women ambassadors in esports, broadcasting, and gaming who are helping us make dreams come true through their support of our BroadcastHER Initiative.  We assembled this rock-star stream team during the winter, and they’ve already helped

Vegas Proud! Our First BroadcastHER Academy Trip Of The Year Was Winning!

On March 12, we kicked off our first visit of 2021 to the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with four of our JUST ANNOUNCED BroadcastHER Academy Fellows! In the mix on this trip, we had BroadcastHER Academy Fellows @topaztvee, @laplios, @thehotdish, and @kallistakaines along with 1,000 Dreams Fund

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the ‘CHOOSE TO CHALLENGE’ Global Forum Event

What do an Olympian, a lawyer-turned-nonprofit founder, and C-Suite business executives have in common? They all chose to challenge the status quo — to break down barriers — and through force of determination, stamina and ingenuity, forge their own path. How did they do it? What challenges did they face? What can we learn from

Beauty Shot! WWP Beauty Becomes 1DF’s Latest MentorHER Program Partner this International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is Monday, March 8 — and it’s a day WORTH celebrating. And, we’re doing just that with our MentorHER Initiative and a very special partner: WWP Beauty. WWP Beauty is a full-service, global beauty supplier for the cosmetic industry. As a future-focused, sustainable solutions company, this company is setting the standard for

1,000 Dreams Fund to Celebrate Women Broadcasters with Twitch Throughout Women’s History Month

We have some exciting news to share today! As part of the BroadcastHER Initiative, 1DF’s annual Streams for Dreams (#Streams4Dreams) Twitch Charity Fundraiser returns for a fourth year, raising funds for the 1DF-Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Program for women streamers — all coinciding with Women’s History Month in March! Read on for the official press release

It’s A Hit! Hitmaker and 1DF Partner Up Again To Help Women Build A Career in Gaming And Esports

If you’ve been following us here for awhile, you may remember Hitmarker! It’s the world’s LARGEST gaming and esports job platform — and we launched a partnership with them last year that was designed to support the BroadcastHER Academy (powered By Allied Esports and HyperX), our fellowship program for women in gaming and esports.  We’re

1,000 Dreams Fund Receives A Very Special Gift on Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year — also known as Lunar New Year — is today, February 12, and we are so honored to be announcing that Yijing Brentano, Senior Vice President of Gentherm and a 1,000 Dreams Fund Board of Directors member, is funding FIVE additional scholarships for our 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship Program.  In recognition of the