1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces our Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Recipients for Spring 2021!

Drumroll please! During our recent BroadcastHER LIVE!, we announced our Spring 2021 BroadcastHER Grant winners and welcomed them into our amazing 1DF community. We couldn’t be more thrilled. Read on to meet them, but first, we have to tell you some exciting news! With these 40 new grantees, we have officially reached and surpassed 200

1,000 Dreams Fund’s Third Annual ‘Summer Streams’ Twitch Charity Fundraiser Smashed Right Through Our Goal!

We had our own version of “Christmas in July” earlier this month during our third annual “Summer Streams” Twitch Charity Fundraiser, benefiting our Twitch BroadcastHER Grant.  That’s because we raised more than $14,000, thanks to all our broadcasters who have been campaigning like bosses — PLUS, all of you who have contributed! But, that’s not

1,000 Dreams Fund’s Student Advisory Board: Gain Life-Changing Leadership Experience!

Interested in joining a network of young women who want to change the world?! Then, our 1,000 Dreams Fund Student Advisory Board (SAB) is for you! Today, we are THRILLED to announce that our annual search is on for the Top 50 student leaders to join our Student Advisory Board for the 2021-2022 school year.

Worth the Hype! Our BroadcastHER Academy Fellows Get Another Amazing Opportunity From HyperX!

We have some hype-worthy news! BroadcastHER Academy partner HyperX is providing ANOTHER AMAZING opportunity for our Academy Fellows, meaning they are going above and beyond the incredible prizing that is already included in the program — like the all-expenses-paid trip to the HyperX Arena Las Vegas, shadowing opportunities, and more! Here’s the scoop: Our 2021 BroadcastHER

1,000 Dreams Fund x Hitmarker to Present Esports Career Workshop for Women in Gaming!

Dreaming of a career in esports? We’re thrilled to be partnering with esports job platform Hitmarker for a Career Search Workshop, on Tuesday, August 5, that will help YOU get a job in the exciting esports industry. As you might know, Hitmarker is no stranger around here. As the world’s largest gaming and esports job

A ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR OUR 1,000 DREAMS FUND 2021 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it many times more: we are always so inspired by the applications we receive for our 1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund. Our flagship scholarship program is focused on providing critical funds to help fuel the dreams of talented women in need by supporting those extracurricular costs and expenses that

CELEBRATING PRIDE WITH OUR MENTORHER PARTNER ACCENTURE TO CONNECT LGBTQIA+ STUDENTS WITH MENTORS!

Over the last couple of months, we’ve been working on an amazing new partnership with our MentorHer Initiative to celebrate and facilitate mentorship for our 1,000 Dreams Fund LGBTQIA+ community. And, we’re so excited to announce it now — as we round out the final few days of Pride Month in June! We’re working with

HELLO AGAIN, VEGAS! WE LOVED OUR SECOND ‘BROADCASTHER ACADEMY’ TRIP OF 2021

On Friday, June 11, we paid our second visit in 2021 to the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas with our BroadcastHER Academy Fellows. This time, we brought along our 2021 Fellows @deviantdreamers, @keekeexbabyy, and @pierogee for all the gaming fun to meet 1,000 Dreams Fund founder and CEO Christie Garton and the Allied Esports team

Roll Call! It’s Our First-Ever 1,000 Dreams Fund – Twitch Student Scholarship Announcement

We are so excited to celebrate a new group of young talents in content creation! But first, a little background. In partnership with Twitch Student, 1,000 Dreams Fund launched our new 1,000 Dreams Fund Twitch Student Scholarship specifically to support women and non-men student content creators on Twitch who have career goals of working in

1,000 Dreams Fund’s MentorHER Initiative Connecting College Students with Autism to Mentors in Partnership with Three Universities

Students on the Autism Spectrum are entering higher education, inspiring us all, and redefining what it means to be a lifelong learner. But, just like any student, they can benefit from the high-impact, life-changing mentoring sessions — like the ones 1,000 Dreams Fund has been facilitating in our MentorHER Initiative, our national program focused on providing