1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

1,000 DREAMS FUND’S ‘FALL DREAMS’ Twitch Charity FUNDRAISER Raises more than $15,000 in two days!

When we set out to host our first-ever fall edition of the Streams For Dreams fundraiser, we were aiming big…but didn’t know what to expect. We had big goals that we wanted to surpass after our first-ever successful summer Streams For Dreams event, Summer Dreams — so, we made sure we had plenty of reinforcements for

Time to Flip the Script! 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Third Annual ‘New Face of Tech’ Scholarship Program – powered by HARMAN – Back & Bigger Than Ever

Did you know that women hold just 5.4% of all CEO positions across American companies, with continued underrepresentation in tech — one of the fastest-growing professional occupations in the U.S.? We want to flip the script on those statistics. That’s why we’re so passionate about our annual New Face of Tech Scholarship Program, in partnership

Our First-Ever ‘MentorHER Day’ Events in D.C., San Fran, and Dallas Put In All The Girl Power!

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” — Oprah Winfrey With the launch of 1,000 Dreams Fund’s inaugural MentorHERDay, we delivered hope — and plenty of good advice — to a group of 100 aspiring young girls at successful events in Washington, D.C.,  San Francisco, and Dallas. Our new national

Our First-Ever ‘1000DreamsHack’ Hackathon With Amazon Games and Twitch Had All the Secret Sauce!

“Never give up.” “You’ll never really be perfectly ready; accept that and go for it anyway!” “Don’t be afraid to rely on others and ask for help.” “Take opportunities that come your way; you are worth it.” These are just a few soundbites from the savvy group of young women who participated in the 1,000

1DF Announces Inaugural ‘MentorHER Day’ 2019, Celebrating the Importance Of Mentorship For Young Women During Week of International Day of the Girl

Have you ever been interested in finding a mentor, but don’t know where to start? You are not alone! Seventy percent of young women in the U.S. say they do not have a mentor, according to 1DF’s State of the American Girl Research. But we know that mentors are critical to the advancement of women

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 Streams For Dreams ‘Summer Streams’ Fundraiser

Last week, we hosted a special summer edition of our Streams for Dreams fundraiser, Summer Streams, 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

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces ‘Summer Streams’ Fundraiser

It’s summertime, and things are heating up — especially with the 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Summer Streams, part of our 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