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After the Fund: Meet the Girls We’ve Funded

1,000 Dreams Fund Impact Story: New Face of Tech Winner Heads To MomoCon with 1DF

1,000 Dreams Fund loves to partner with other organizations to develop “HireHER” opportunities for our beneficiaries that provide access to special events and hands-on training that can lead to employment.  We have been long-time collaborators with gaming nonprofit LANFest, which recently reached out with a volunteer opportunity for our women to attend MomoCon 2024, a

Impact Story: Meet Gaby — A 1,000 Dreams Fund Student Advisory Board Member

1,000 Dreams Fund is proud to host several student leadership development opportunities for our members year-round from our annual Student Leadership Summit to our Student Advisory Board (SAB), which brings together 50 students from across the country to work directly with 1DF on projects throughout the academic year.  Gaby, a 2023-2024 Student Advisory Board member,

Impact Story: Meet Junae B. — From BroadcastHER Grant Winner to EMEA Community Assistant

As our EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) community assistant, Junae B. is our newest member of the 1,000 Dreams Fund team — and, just like us, she has always been committed to helping women reach their dreams in the gaming industry. Through her dedication and passion we were thrilled to be able to invite Junae

Impact Story: Meet Allie O., Paliwal Club of 100 STEAM Scholar

We recently announced the return of our ground-breaking Paliwal Club of 100, a program launched in partnership with the Ila and Dinesh Paliwal Foundation that’s intended to help fuel the dreams of pioneering women in the arts and sciences.  We specifically offer two funding programs as part of the Paliwal Club of 100 program: the

Impact Story: BroadcastHER Academy Gaming & Esports Fellow Heidi

1,000 Dreams Fund was thrilled to recently announce the Year 5 return of our ground-breaking BroadcastHER Academy Esports & Gaming Fellowship (powered by Allied Gaming & Entertainment and HyperX) and our first three Fellows to the program this year, including @simplyheidi. This 22-year-old is currently in her last semester at college and will be graduating

Impact Story: How 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Student Leadership Summit Opened Doors for Bruna!

The team at 1,000 Dreams Fund is busy with preparations for our 2nd annual Student Leadership Summit in just a few months in Washington, D.C. on July 22nd! Building on the success of our inaugural Student Leadership Summit last year, we are looking to open more doors for our student leaders who travel from all

Impact Story: 1,000 Dreams Fund provides Scholarship Funding for Micah’s College Visit Trip to Howard University!

1,000 Dreams Fund was proud to unveil our 2022-2023 Project: Girls on the Rise Class this past fall. This program is special because it helps high-potential young women who are college-bound find their best-fit school.  We get to fund and support awesome young women like Laurel High School senior Micah H., a talented student who

1DF Impact Story: BroadcastHER Grant and JBL Quantum Grant winner @Imfamousx1x rocks many roles — and gets ‘esports person of the year’ nod

We previously celebrated @Imfamousx1x as a BroadcastHER Grant winner and a JBL Quantum Grant winner — and for good reason! She manages an impressive list of roles, including content creator, caster/host, cosplayer, model, mental health ambassador, and parent — and, lately, she’s added more charity streams into the mix while working on her makeup show

1DF Impact Story: BroadcastHER Student Scholarship winner Jae achieves big milestones in the gaming industry

It has been a couple of years since Jae or @JaedumGaming, 23, was awarded our BroadcastHER Student Scholarship. At that time, she was attending college and studying business — while pursuing her passion for gaming and entertaining her community. Thanks to the support 1DF was able to provide through the scholarship, and she’s accomplished some

After the Fund: An update from Natalie

Natalie Becerra Visits Washburn University and Kansas State University Girls on the Rise helped me in deciding which college I will apply to and attend in the future. I never thought I would be able to actually go on a college visit before this funding. I am not only able to see the campuses, but