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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

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

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

Madison Maxey on Innovation and Why You Need to Know About Wearable Tech

Madison Maxey is blurring the lines between fashion and technology. As the founder of smart fabric company, Loomia, she’s showing the world how textiles can be used to light up devices or read vital signs. Over the past four years, the young entrepreneur has contributed to programming an LED matrix dress for fashion designer Zac

From Our Founder’s desk: Meet our 2017 Fall Scholarship Recipients!

As founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund, I’m thrilled to announce our fall “Class of 2017” scholarship recipients! These young women are doing some astounding things in their communities, and you’ll be meeting them in the weeks to come. We want to thank everyone who applied. You made our decision difficult! I also want to

Bronte Johnson and why she’s ready to lead the future of tech

You often hear about women being underrepresented in STEM careers. High school student Brontë Johnson wants to change that. With an interest in the incredible world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), she is at the forefront of exciting advances from Siri to self-driving cars and computerized doctors. This is why she’s ready to lead the future

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

How Eleni Lazares Got The Dream Gig Of Interviewing Your Favorite Celebrities for E!

Eleni Lazares is an associate producer for E! News, and yes, it’s just as cool as you’d think it is — interviewing A-list stars on the red carpet is just a typical Tuesday. But landing such a coveted job is no easy task. A 2013 graduate of Ohio University, Eleni held several highly competitive college

Elana Lyn On Creating A Personal Brand And Mastering The Side Hustle

When Elana Lyn Gross  was looking for a  creative outlet to occupy her time, she had no idea that her signature blog would turn her into a professional and personal development resource for young women. She pivoted from a career in politics to start her own site that is now thriving. As part of her

We Need Representatives

We Need Representatives for the Underrepresented: Where Are Our Role Models? Written by Brianna Woods of the University of Missouri I used to be nervous to discuss politics yet, I felt so strongly about how it affects the communities we live in. The male students in my classes were quick to give their opinions and