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Entrepreneurs, social good enthusiasts, future non-profit leaders, journalists, writers and content creators: If you are looking to make an impact on the lives of young women while gaining invaluable work experience, then this program is for you!

1,000 Dreams Fund’s mission is to positively impact the lives of young women here in the U.S. – and we invite you to be a part of our team! If you’re in high school, college, graduate school, or a recent graduate, we have a way that you can get involved with us!

Student Advisory Board

The 1,000 Dreams Fund Student Advisory Board is an exciting opportunity to be in on the ground floor of an innovative organization focused on helping young women exclusively in the U.S. achieve their dreams. Only 50 spots are available each year! This select and committed group works closely with us on scholarship selection, fundraising and coming up with creative ways to spread our mission. If you are already a campus leader or have a non-profit, this is a perfect opportunity to share and grow your skills! Here are the details:

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Young women in high school, college, graduate school, or who are recent graduates with a passion for helping young women reach their dreams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Lives online – with an active interest in social media
  • Interest in fundraising and helping recruit new members
  • A commitment to making a difference as exemplified by leadership experiences, community engagement activities, etc.
  • Ability to commit 2 semesters (Time commitment will be approximately one to two hours per month)


  • Access to our professional advisory board for mentoring, career advice and internship opportunities
  • Opportunity to participate in our scholarship review process and determination – great experience for those interested in serving on boards or working in the non-profit space
  • Event-planning and fundraising
  • First-look at social media challenges
  • Special status call for board members only
  • Exclusive publishing opportunities
  • Listed on 1,000 Dreams Fund website
  • Professional development
  • And the chance to positively impact the lives of young women!


  • Hourly Rate: Unpaid but college course credit available for those enrolled in an accredited institution
  • If you have any further questions please contact progams@1000dreamsfund.org with subject line Student Advisory Board – YOUR NAME
  • We are now accepting applications for the 2021 – 2022 Student Advisory Board July 12 – September 3, 2021. To apply to our SAB please fill out our application here.
  • If you missed our first application window, good news – we have a shorter second application window that opens December 6, 2021 – January 21, 2022. Check back then!

Meet Our Student Advisory Board for 2020-2021

Aisvarya Addanki

Emory University

Haleemat Adekoya

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Vanessa Alvarez

Mt. San Antonio College

Gillian Baker

Boston University

Jenna Bao

Evergreen Valley High School

Afrah Bashir

University of Houston

Anne Brandes

Phillips Exeter Academy

Anyia Brown

Kankakee High school

Cara Cha

Lee's Summit Senior High School

Viveka Chinnasamy

Hamilton High

Lauren Davis

University of Utah

Evivanneg “Genna” Elder

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Laura Espinoza

Harvard University

Vanessa Falcon

Miami Lakes Educational Center

Bella Garcia

University of Mississippi

Wendy Ha

California Statue University Long Beach

Nhung Hoang

North Kansas City High School

Samyukta Iyer

Wheeler High School- Center for Advanced Studies

Kara Jackson

Howard University

Yunji Jong

Yale University

Nicole Keenan

Virginia Tech University

Maria Khan

Bergen Community College

Mandeep Ladhar

University of California, Berkeley

Grace Lee

University of Pennsylvania

Kaili Liang

Tufts University

Michele Lin

Barnard College of Columbia University

Anmei Little

Yale University

Heather Lopez

Dallas College Richland Campus 20-21, University of Texas at Dallas 21-23

Tiffany Madruga

Harvey Mudd College

Mariah Mayhugh

University of Colorado

Gayda Mohamed

Park Ridge High School

June Nguyen

University of California, Berkeley

Chloe Niu

University of Pennsylvania

Kimeera Paladugu

Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions

Dora Pang

Yale University

Lennae Rattray

Kennesaw State University

Abby Ruby

Simpson College

Peyton Smith

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Emily Szabo

Case Western Reserve University

Joanna Tan

Williams College

Taruni Tangirala

Dulles High School ('20 graduate); taking gap year

Oshin Tudayan

Long Beach City College

Aneekah Uddin

Princeton University

Nneoma Ugonna

Brenau University

Lisa Valdez

California Statue University Fullerton

Rachel Wu

Lynbrook High School

Shannon Yang

University of Oxford

Catherine Yeh

Williams College

Sophia Zhao

Dulles High School

Kaitlyn Zhou

Neuqua Valley High School
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