1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

THE WINNERS ARE HERE! ANNOUNCING THE 1DF FALL 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce our Fall 2018 scholarship winners who represent a cross-section of impressive young women intent on making an impact on their communities and the world. The 10 scholarship recipients were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants! Congrats to the following recipients: Faria Islam from Ozone Park,

GIRL POWER! HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THE 1DF STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD

YOU GO GIRL! We want YOU as part of our 2018/2019 Student Advisory Board — and here’s why you should apply. The 1,000 Dreams Fund’s overall mission is to positively impact the lives of young women here in the U.S. – and the 1DF Student Advisory Board (SAB) helps make that happen with a group of

LIVE FROM TWITCH! 1DF ANNOUNCES #BROADCASTHER GRANTEES AND #BROADCASTHER ACADEMY – POWERED BY HARMAN

August has been a dream so far! On August 1, we started the month off in top form with our #BroadcastHER LIVE event to not only announce the first 50 recipients of our Twitch #BroadcastHER Grant, but also the opening of our new #BroadcastHER Academy – Powered by HARMAN — all live-streamed on our Twitch channel.

Get in the Game With Our BroadcastHER LIVE! Giveaway: Win JBL Everest 710 Headphones

Congratulations to our Week 1 winners! @its_DEETZ I’m literally so overwhelmed, this is the luckiest day of my life. I’m so grateful for everything you guys do for women content creators, thank you thank you thank you 💕 https://t.co/pliBpyD4tD — dYeetz (@its_DEETZ) August 2, 2018 @MegnDiane Get in the game with the #BroadcastHER Live event!

Reaching for big dreams? (We know you are!) Here’s how to get people to take you seriously — no matter your age

By Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of the 1,000 Dreams Fund Every person in the world has a dream. But, through 1,000 Dreams Fund, I’ve had the awesome experience of meeting tons of girls who don’t just have dreams — they’re chasing them by relentlessly pursuing their goals and leaping over every obstacle in the

Announcing Our 50 INAUGURAL 1DF – TWITCH BROADCASTHER GRANTEES!

***CONGRATS TO OUR 50 1DF – TWITCH BROADCASTHER GRANTEES! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO APPLIED!*** When 1,000 Dreams Fund launched our first-ever Streams for Dreams (#Streams4Dreams) charity event in partnership with Twitch during Women’s History Month 2018, we had no idea how BIG it would be. Our goal starting out: We hoped to raise funds to

Game Time: 1DF celebrates our commitment to supporting women in gaming at E3 Expo!

At E3 2018 in Los Angeles, California, it was all fun and games—and gamers! Thanks to the support of the ESA Foundation, 1,000 Dreams Fund recently attended the 24th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 12-14 that brings together the interactive entertainment industry’s top talent for three days of innovative new technologies, never-before-seen products, and

Feeling average? Here’s how to figure out your unique superpower — and use it to boost your resume no matter who you’re sending it to

By Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of the 1,000 Dreams Fund I get it: When your resume is up against thousands of other applicants, sometimes it feels like you need to be a real-life superhero just to get a second look. Not long ago, I was on the phone with our student advisory board, a

​#GirlGamers: ​How to Score YOUR ​free pass to E3 Expo ​next week!​

Here at the 1,000 Dreams Fund, we are all about supporting your dreams in a variety of exciting ways. That’s why we are STOKED to be kicking off Summer 2018 with another cool opportunity for all of you innovators! Thanks to our friends at the ESA Foundation, the 1,000 Dreams Fund has secured 4 ​gamer passes

How to find your real-life Oprah — and why having a mentor can change your life

Oprah Winfrey is incomparable. She’s got an innate ability to inspire in a way that’s essentially unprecedented, which is why so many people (male and female!) think of her as a life coach. Sure, she’s speaking to millions of people across the globe, but somehow it feels personal. It feels like she’s tailored her words