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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

1,000 DREAMS FUND PARTNERS WITH NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE AND EDUCATIONAL FUND FOR EXCITING NEW MENTORING OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS!

Since our founding, 1,000 Dreams Fund has been committed to diversity and inclusion as part of our mission to fuel the dreams of talented young women. So that’s why we’re incredibly excited and honored about this announcement. As part of our MentorHER Initiative, we’re announcing a partnership with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Apply to 1DF’s BroadcastHER Academy — A Life-Changing Fellowship Program For Women in Gaming and Esports!

It has been so exciting to watch our BroadcastHER Academy (powered by Allied Esports and HyperX), a fellowship program for women in gaming and esports, have such a big impact on the esports industry since our official program launch in 2019. Our BroadcastHER Academy Fellows have had incredible access to the people, places and resources

Are you the next host of our ‘BroadcastHER LIVE!’ podcast on Twitch?

The search is on! 1,000 Dreams Fund is looking for our next BroadcastHER LIVE! host. This will be our third year for our monthly broadcast on Twitch. We’ve been having so much fun over on our Twitch channel with our previous hosts @LuxieGames (2020) and @MiladyConfetti (2019). And we cannot wait to welcome another accomplished

We Ushered In 2021 By Surprising 15 More (!!) BroadcastHER Grant Recipients

Welcome to 2021! We could think of no better way to kick off the new year than with THIS news: We added 15 more BroadcastHER Grant recipients to our Fall 2020 group of 45, for a grand total of 60! Add that to our Spring 2020 BroadcastHER recipients, and we funded nearly 100 talented young