1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

MEET OUR 1DF-TWITCH BROADCASTHER 2019 GRANT WINNERS!

Drum roll, please! We were so excited to announce our 1DF – Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Spring 2019 winners — LIVE! If you missed it, you can still check out the replay here: Watch Spring BroadcastHER Grant Announcement with Cahlaflour, MistressTentacles, and Christie Garton! from 1000dreamsfund on www.twitch.tv We started this special initiative at 1,000 Dreams

1DF x Amazon x Twitch Announce ‘1000DreamsHack’: Our First-Ever All-Girls Hackathon

Are you in college and dreaming of a career in tech? Do you want the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded young women and leading mentors in tech? We have such an exciting opportunity for you! Our first-ever 1000DreamsHack all-girls hackathon is going down on Saturday, September 14 at Yale University.  Submit your application NOW! And

Calling Campus Leaders + Innovators: Join Our 1DF Student Advisory Board!

Are you passionate about helping young women in need reach their dreams? Are you looking to gain invaluable professional opportunities like career advice and getting a mentor? Well, the 1,000 Dreams Fund has an exciting opportunity for YOU to be in on the ground floor of our organization, where you’ll get to do these things

Celebrating our ‘Summer Streams For Dreams’ #SummerStreams Fundraiser

Last week, we hosted a special summer edition of our Streams for Dreams fundraiser, directly benefiting the Twitch community through our BroadcastHER Grant — and, it was almost too hot to handle! In just 36 hours, we raised close to $11,000!! Our twelve hosts and fundraisers — some of whom have been funded by the

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces ‘Summer Streams For Dreams’ (#SummerStreams) Fundraiser

It’s summertime, and things are heating up — especially with the 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Summer Streams For Dreams initiative. You’re invited to help us continue our commitment to elevating women in the digital broadcasting and gaming space with this summer fundraiser that’s hosted by broadcasters. Proceeds will directly benefit the Twitch community via our BroadcastHER

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces New Scholarship Program for Women in S.T.E.A.M.

I’m always excited about 1,000 Dreams Fund, especially when I read the stories of the inspiring young women we have funded so far. But here’s the truth: There’s no way I could be more thrilled than I am right now to announce the formation of a new and very special program: the “Paliwal Club of

Stuff We Love 2019: ​Find out what our 1DF women are crushing on this year!

Spring has sprung and love is in the air — and our popular Stuff We Love series is back for its 2019 season! We hosted a survey of our network, led by our Student Advisory Board, with input from our 1DF editorial team, to identify the influencers, role models, trends, and movements that are making

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces 24-Hour Streams For Dreams Fundraiser

You’re invited to help 1,000 Dreams Fund continue our commitment to elevating women in the digital broadcasting and gaming space with our 24-hour Streams For Dreams Fundraiser – Dreams Streams. All funds raised by broadcasters will go directly towards the Twitch Community via our BroadcastHER Grant. You will have a direct hand in helping make

1DF BROADCASTHER ACADEMY WINNERS GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL LOOK AT GAMING WITH ALLIED ESPORTS TEAM AT HYPERX ESPORTS ARENA IN VEGAS

On Friday, March 15, our first four BroadcastHER Academy Challenge winners, including @MiladyConfetti, @RaineShadow, @ObeWon, and @RadPuppy, jetted off to the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas for a very special opportunity in partnership with HARMAN, Allied Esports, and HyperX. As part of their prize, they got a behind-the-scenes look at the gaming industry. While at

THE WINNERS ARE HERE! ANNOUNCING OUR 1,000 DREAMS FUND FALL 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

It’s that time again — and we couldn’t be more excited to announce our Fall 2018 scholarship recipients. They represent a cross-section of impressive young women who are intent on making a positive impact on their communities and the world. These 11 scholarship recipients were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants, and