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1,000 Dreams Fund, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Other Partners Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 with Announcement of New Commitments to MentorHER

At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we always look forward to Women’s History Month in March. And this year, we couldn’t be more excited to launch our Year 2 partnership with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), America’s premier civil rights legal organization fighting for racial justice, on our MentorHER Initiative.  When we launched

Celebrate Women’s History Month with 1,000 Dreams Fund’s BroadcastHER Initiative — and help us make even MORE dreams come true for women in content creation, gaming & esports!

This month, we are doing ALL the things to celebrate women in content creation, gaming and esports! All through March, 1,000 Dreams Fund will be hosting fundraisers, tournaments, funding programs, and our very own esports fellowship. Check out our highlights, listed below, and our full Calendar of Events to learn more about each event we’re

1DF Voices: Empowerment Through Rejection

When Emily Szabo, a Case Western Reserve University student who serves on our Student Advisory Board, came to us with an idea for a blog about empowerment through rejection, we knew it was just the right topic for our next 1DF Voices blog.  After receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Emily is now a doctoral

Meet our 1,000 Dreams Fund BroadcastHER Initiative ‘Dream Team’ Stream Team!

1,000 Dreams Fund is thrilled to announce our FIRST EVER BroadcastHER Initiative Dream Team — a dedicated group of 10 women ambassadors in esports, broadcasting, and gaming who are helping us make dreams come true through their support of our BroadcastHER Initiative.  We assembled this rock-star stream team during the winter, and they’ve already helped

Vegas Proud! Our First BroadcastHER Academy Trip Of The Year Was Winning!

On March 12, we kicked off our first visit of 2021 to the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with four of our JUST ANNOUNCED BroadcastHER Academy Fellows! In the mix on this trip, we had BroadcastHER Academy Fellows @topaztvee, @laplios, @thehotdish, and @kallistakaines along with 1,000 Dreams Fund

Our Students Show the Power of ‘Girls Supporting Girls’ this Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month — and no better month for our Student Advisory Board (SAB) to team up to raise enough funds to sponsor a young woman for Project: Girls on the Rise (PGOTR). Visit their fundraising page. PGOTR helps empower young, college-bound women to follow their goals and dreams by funding critical costs,

New Host Announced for 1DF’s ‘BroadcastHER LIVE!’ Podcast on Twitch

We’ve selected our next BroadcastHER LIVE! host — and we couldn’t be more excited! A round of applause for @LuxieGames. She’ll be coming to you LIVE very soon! BroadcastHER LIVE! is our monthly podcast on the 1,000 Dreams Fund Twitch channel. Each month, the topics and guests change, but one thing remains the same —

How My Streaming Dream Came True at the 2019 Esports Awards in Dallas

By @HarleighQuynn, BroadcastHER Academy Challenge Recipient Do you ever have those days that are too good to be true; those days that you can’t fully believe it was real? That’s exactly how I felt being in Dallas with 1000 Dreams Fund and HyperX. Two weeks ago, I was invited to attend the 2019 Esports Awards.

Our First-Ever ‘MentorHER Day’ Events in D.C., San Fran, and Dallas Put In All The Girl Power!

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” — Oprah Winfrey With the launch of 1,000 Dreams Fund’s inaugural MentorHERDay, we delivered hope — and plenty of good advice — to a group of 100 aspiring young girls at successful events in Washington, D.C.,  San Francisco, and Dallas. Our new national

MEET OUR 1DF-TWITCH BROADCASTHER 2019 GRANT WINNERS!

Drum roll, please! We were so excited to announce our 1DF – Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Spring 2019 winners — LIVE! If you missed it, you can still check out the replay here: Watch Spring BroadcastHER Grant Announcement with Cahlaflour, MistressTentacles, and Christie Garton! from 1000dreamsfund on www.twitch.tv We started this special initiative at 1,000 Dreams