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Meet Our Next “Girls On The Rise:” Lyric Akis, 17

Lyric Akis has a passion for fashion. She’s in her junior year at Ruskin High School. A model already, the 17-year-old already has her eyes on big plans in the fashion industry. She hopes to visit and then attend the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City after she graduates. What is your

1,000 Dreams Fund Presents Girls On The Rise!

We at the 1,000 Dreams Fund are thrilled to announce our next Challenge in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS)!  It’s called Girls on the Rise, and is a totally appropriate name as you’ll see! Over the course of four weeks, we seek to raise $10,000 to help fund college visits for FIVE of

PR Star Sydney Cooper Is Taking On The NYC Fashion World (While Wearing Amazing Shoes!)

We all want to land that dream internship — and, even more importantly, turn it into a job. While in college, Sydney Cooper made that dream a reality. While at Florida University, she interned for luxury “red bottoms” designer Christian Louboutin. She now works full-time in fashion PR as a Junior Account Executive at Cindy

June/July Funding Roundup

Don’t miss out on a chance for extra funding towards your dreams! Here is a list of all the funding and internship opportunities we’ve featured during the past month. Check them out! Girls Impact The World Film Festival Deadline: January 18, 2017 Submit a 3-5 minute film focusing on critical issues affecting girls and women around the