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!

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

“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

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

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

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

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,

We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce our 2018 scholarship winners who represent a cross-section of impressive young women intent on making an impact on their communities and the world. The scholarship recipients were selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants! Congrats to the following recipients: Alexandria Butler, from Victoria, TX Alexandria Schmitt,

YOU GO GIRL! We want YOU as part of our 2018/2019 Student Advisory Board — and here’s why you should apply. The 1,000 Dreams Fund’s overall mission is to positively impact the lives of young women here in the U.S. – and the 1DF Student Advisory Board (SAB) helps make that happen with a group of

Oprah Winfrey is incomparable. She’s got an innate ability to inspire in a way that’s essentially unprecedented, which is why so many people (male and female!) think of her as a life coach. Sure, she’s speaking to millions of people across the globe, but somehow it feels personal. It feels like she’s tailored her words