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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

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

1DF Voices: Empowerment Through Rejection

When Emily Szabo, a Case Western Reserve University student who serves on our Student Advisory Board, came to us with an idea for a blog about empowerment through rejection, we knew it was just the right topic for our next 1DF Voices blog.  After receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Emily is now a doctoral

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces NEW Grant Opportunity for Women Students in Gaming and Esports, Powered by JBL!

We’re beyond excited to announce a new partnership with JBL to launch the JBL Quantum Grant with 1,000 Dreams Fund to help amplify the voices and jumpstart the careers of women students in esports.  APPLY NOW! Together, we are on a mission in 2021 to identify and support women students interested in pursuing careers in

Music To Our Ears! Announcing the NEW Paliwal Club of 100 Music Scholars Fund

Do you know that, in 2020, only 20.2% of artists featured in songs that made the Top 100 charts were women?! And, that only 2.6% of all music-producing positions across the Billboard Hot 100 songs are held by women!? For these reasons — and so many more ­— we believe that supporting and empowering young

Announcing 1DF Fireside Chat With Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter ILA Paliwal and DJ Aasheesh “ShiShi” Paliwal

This latest news we have for you is music to our ears — literally! We are so thrilled to be announcing a NEW scholarship fund for women in music and an intimate Fireside Chat with two leaders in the music industry. On Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. EST, 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) will be

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