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1,000 Dreams Fund x Hitmarker to Present Esports Career Workshop for Women in Gaming!

Dreaming of a career in esports? We’re thrilled to be partnering with esports job platform Hitmarker for a Career Search Workshop, on Thursday, August 5, that will help YOU get a job in the exciting esports industry. As you might know, Hitmarker is no stranger around here. As the world’s largest gaming and esports job

Rev Up Your Career in Gaming and Esports With This Workshop Presented By Hitmarker and BroadcastHER

Do you have dreams of making it BIG in gaming and esports?  Want to get your foot in the door of an industry that’s growing larger every day? Get the esports career you have always dreamed of! We are partnering with Hitmarker, the world’s LARGEST gaming and esports job platform, for a special 1,000 Dreams

1DF x Amazon x Twitch Announce ‘1000DreamsHack’: Our First-Ever All-Girls Hackathon

Are you in college and dreaming of a career in tech? Do you want the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded young women and leading mentors in tech? We have such an exciting opportunity for you! Our first-ever 1000DreamsHack all-girls hackathon is going down on Saturday, September 14 at Yale University.  Submit your application NOW! And

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces New Scholarship Program for Women in STEAM

I’m always excited about 1,000 Dreams Fund, especially when I read the stories of the inspiring young women we have funded so far. But here’s the truth: There’s no way I could be more thrilled than I am right now to announce the formation of a new and very special program: Paliwal Club of 100!

We’re Giving Back this Holiday Season!

Happy holidays from all of us at 1,000 Dreams Fund! As we celebrate a huge year of success, we want to give back to YOU! Our community of students, friends, and supporters have made everything we’ve accomplished possible. 1,000 Dreams Fund’s give-back is a huge thank-you to our fans. This month, we will be giving

1,000 Dreams to 1,000 Realities: Help us make more dreams come true in 2019!

“Empowerment” is a great buzzword. But here’s the truth: Without funding to back it up, it’s just a buzzword — a feel-good idea with no power behind it. 1,000 Dreams Fund doesn’t toss around words just to peak interest. We put that idea of empowerment into real action, providing the money and support girls need

College Tours Rock! Our ‘Project: Girls On The Rise’ Scholarship Recipients Get A Taste Of Campus Life With Support from 1,000 Dreams Fund

At the 1,000 Dreams Fund, we are laser-focused on helping female students in need with the often- unfunded “extra” costs that make a huge impact and can change lives. Case in point: Our Project: Girls On The Rise (PGOTR) program helps high school girls across the country break through financial barriers by allowing them to

Let’s talk about the Dream Gap

By Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of the 1,000 Dreams Fund Mattel is already doing it — and their awesome new Barbie campaign got me thinking and reflecting on what the idea of “dream gap” means for women of all ages and backgrounds in our society today. It’s all about that huge, cavernous space between

What Netflix’s ‘Sierra Burgess Is A Loser’ Can Teach Us About College and Real Life

By Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of the 1,000 Dreams Fund If you haven’t watched Netflix’s new rom-com Sierra Burgess is a Loser, you’re late to the party. But, that’s okay, because — as we know from the movie — most high school parties just lead to miserable drama anyway. While the movie wasn’t perfect

Smart Money, Brighter Futures! Charles Schwab and 1DF Host Multi-City ‘College Finances 101’ Workshop for Students

Money talks — and it can speak pretty loudly when you’re looking at college expenses and financing your degree. According to a recent Forbes article, the average student faces $37,172 in student loan debt when they graduate. The financial cost of college is also one of the biggest obstacles we hear about from students, too. So,