b'Hire HER: Experiential Opportunities that Lead to EmploymentTogether we invested in innovative EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAMS and provided greater access to CRITICAL RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES that change lives.Achievement and advancement in the workplace relies on a lot of factors beyond merit and skill. Our college and workplace readiness programs that focus on experiential learning help young women gain hands-on experience and build the networks they need to grow their careers. PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT: New Face of Tech Scholarship Program (powered by HARMAN)1,000 Dreams Fund and HARMAN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung and leader in consumer electronics and connected technologies for the home, office, and car, partner each year to help fund and fuel the dreams of talented young women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Traditionally, women have been underrepresented in tech, especially in leadership positions where only 16% of managers and 3% of CEOs in the information technology industry globally are women. The New Face of Tech Scholarship Program aims to bring more women into tech and see them excel by funding their educational needs and providing them a direct pipeline to employment opportunities with our partner.Since the programs launch in 2017, over $100,000 has been granted to inspiring young women in tech throughout the country. Additionally, 1DF is a major partner of HARMANs global cause movement, HARMAN Inspired, which is preparing the next generation of technology leaders through experiences in music, technology and community service.I hope that when young girls see my face, they know that a career in technology is indeed possible for them. Chinasa Okolo, 21 | New Face of Tech Scholarship Winner 8 8 9 9'