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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

@ohthatnatalie, 32 – FUNDED

@ohthatnatalie has been playing video games since she was 3! Her earliest memories include playing Lemmings, Commander Keen, and PuttPutt for hours on the family computer. Now, this BroadcastHER Grant recipient is a variety streamer who games online because it’s fun. You’ll see her playing everything from RPGs and platform games to visual novels and

@infamous_lite, 44 – FUNDED

For @infamous_lite, it’s all about the Pajama Party — but pjs are not required! It’s more about being comfortable and having a good time for this BroadcastHER Grant recipient! What is your dream as a digital broadcaster? I want to be an entertainer on this platform and create a place where women feel equal and

@honeydewbread, 22 – FUNDED

She goes by @honeydewbread on Twitch, but you can call her Lavender! Some of this BroadcastHER Grant winner’s favorite things are photography, cats, and pastel colors — and, a few of her go-to games include Pokemon, Stardew Valley, Terraria, Minecraft, Among Us, and Slime Rancher. But you also might catch her drawing and “attempting” to

@twinliciouz, 34 – FUNDED

Twin — @twinliciouz on Twitch — started gaming in June 2017 when her little sister was diagnosed with brain cancer. Since then, it has been an outlet to help take her mind off things and deal with depression. The queer BroadcastHER Grant winner and single mom is a self-described “huge nerd” and a “laidback, goofy

@ohsnapitsLi, 34 – FUNDED

If you ask @ohsnapitsLi, she’ll tell you that she is a “wine-drinking, popcorn-loving, game-playing, crafting, sometimes raging, variety streamer.” For this BroadcastHER Grant winner, it’s all about “chillin’ and vibin’,” but she also has a serious passion for helping women feel confident in taking their seat at the industry’s male-dominated table while knowing they DESERVE

@jessicafleur, 28 – FUNDED

Tune in to @jessicafleur if you like PS1, artsy indies, Tokusatsu, jazz, house plants, music visualizers, and “going deep into off-topic holes.” This BroadcastHER Grant winner has it all and more! What is your dream as a digital broadcaster? My dream is to create artistic experiences invoking self-discussion — and inspire others to do the

@pimpermint, 21 – FUNDED

You can call her Sarina or Mint — and while @pimpermint has only been streaming for a short time, the BroadcastHER Grant recipient has been interested in this space for a long time. The problem was that she never saw streamers who looked like her at all. Now, she’s representing and showing the next generation

@kedapalooza, 28 – FUNDED

Just call Keda — @kedapalooza — your Camp Director. This BroadcastHER Grant recipient and variety streamer holds court at her Camp Kedapalooza where it’s “chill, a little wild, and a whole lot of fun… away from the troubles of the world.” She also rocks her love for wigs, pastels, black lipstick, and “anything cute.” You’ll

Anaya Iglesias, 18 – FUNDED

“A small action can go a long way — and always keep the end goal in mind!” says Anaya Iglesias, a 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship winner. It’s great advice — and there’s no doubt she’ll continue following it at University of Miami, where she’ll be studying nursing. What is your professional dream? I want to

Huda Siddiqui, 18 – FUNDED

Huda Siddiqui is excited to be attending Yale University, where she’s interested in studying psychology, religion, and Arabic — and, that’s in addition to a pre-med track! This 1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship winner knows firsthand how important it is to have high expectations and ambitions for yourself, and she encourages her peers in this, too.