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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

We Are Kicking Off Year Three of 1DF’S MentorHER Initiative — And It’s Better Than Ever!

Did you know National Mentoring Day is celebrated every year on Oct. 27? The key message is to raise awareness of the invaluable and rewarding contribution that mentoring makes which has a huge impact on not only our economy but also our society. This is definitely our kind of day! And, there is no better

1,000 Dreams Fund’s MentorHER Initiative Connecting College Students with Autism to Mentors in Partnership with Three Universities

Students on the Autism Spectrum are entering higher education, inspiring us all, and redefining what it means to be a lifelong learner. But, just like any student, they can benefit from the high-impact, life-changing mentoring sessions — like the ones 1,000 Dreams Fund has been facilitating in our MentorHER Initiative, our national program focused on providing

Get HIRED! A MentorHER Workshop, Presented By 1,000 Dreams Fund and Colgate-Palmolive

The path to getting hired — by a company of your dreams, no less — can often seem daunting and filled with question marks. But, what if you could get advice, straight from the source, about successfully navigating the road ahead — from resume to reporting to your first day at work, and beyond. You

1DF’s MentorHER Initiative is Back — And We’re Going Virtual! Here’s What You Need To Know

Did you know that young people who had a mentor are 55% more likely to enroll in college and 130% more likely to hold leadership positions?* Those kinds of statistics are one of the many reasons why we launched our MentorHER Initiative last year — to help connect the women (YOU!) we serve with well-paired

Announcing our new Student Advisory Board members for 2018-2019!

At 1,000 Dreams Fund, one of the most rewarding things we get to do is empower young women to go for their goals. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 Student Advisory Board (SAB). This diverse group of outstanding young leaders comes from all walks of life, representing their peers in

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

GIRL POWER! HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THE 1DF STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD

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

How to find your real-life Oprah — and why having a mentor can change your life

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