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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

@ccuuppp, 19 – Funded

“I love the colors, and artistic visions of esports teams and hope to contribute to something similar one day!” says ccuuppp. Here’s what else this gaming- and design-minded JBL Quantum Grant winner had to say. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  I would love to design fun, colorful skins and other visuals for

@makaylynn, 22 – Funded

makaylynn (she/her) loves playing Rocket League, Valorant, and League of Legends, but her primary objective as an influencer is to bring joy, laughter, and a sense of community to her audience. “I’m trying to grow a welcoming and safe community,” says this JBL Quantum Grant winner. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  I

@unswan, 24 – Funded

“I am looking forward to the opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge and build a network within the esports community,” says unswan. This JBL Quantum Grant works in a tech role and her goal is to expand on that to achieve her dreams in gaming and content creation. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports? 

@taiguurr, 29 – Funded

If you asked variety streamer taiguurr (she/her) what she loves, she might tell you nature and animals, cooking shows, slice of life anime, sci-fi and horror movies, 90s/2000s rom coms, fantasy and dystopian books, skulls, ghosts, and nu metal. But this JBL Quantum Grant winner is also passionate about hosting tournaments for the gaming community!

@lorielamont9, 19 – Funded

“In my own gaming community, I am always so happy to see the few women in my group and especially in my classes,” says lorielamont9, who is a full-time student at City College of New York and a senior artist and membership manager for EGD Collective. “It always lights up my world whenever I encounter

@the_beeez_knees, 33 – Funded

While she may have discovered her interest in programming and coding a bit later than some of her peer, @tha_beeez_knees is every bit as passionate to bring her dreams to fruition. Read on for how this JBL Quantum Grant winner is facing and overcoming challenges as a queer BIPOC woman in the industry. What is

@jhannaa, 24 – Funded

Always focused on inspiring and empowering women in competitive gaming, jhannaa (she/her) mostly plays FPS and loves hanging out with her community. Read on for how this JBL Quantum Grant winner faces challenges head-on and wants to be an inspiration for other women everywhere. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  I want to

@tamaraluvss, 20 – Funded

Tamaraluvss (she/her) has a desire to not only pursue her love of the gaming industry but also change the narrative for girls and women in it. Here’s what else this JBL Quantum Grant winner has to say! What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  To become a role model for other Black girls and

@MegabyteMegan, 24 – Funded

MegabyteMegan (she/her) loves writing stories and gaming. So, it’s no surprise that this JBL Quantum Grant winner dreams of becoming a video game writer. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  My dream is gaming is to be a video game writer. How will this award from the 1,000 Dreams Fund help you reach

@ZuriSparks, 24 – Funded

“It is crucial that everyone — especially women — feel involved and valued when pursuing their passions and goals,” says ZuriSparks (she/her). We couldn’t agree more with this JBL Quantum Grant winner. What is your dream in gaming and/or esports?  My dream is to become a full-time professional content creator and host panels at major