State of the Girl: The Real Burden of Student Debt

Alexis Grippi, of Collegeville, Pa., longs for the day she can open up her own fashion boutique. Unlike other students competing to gain a foothold in the fashion industry, Alexis has not been able to pursue the highly coveted college internships (often unpaid) needed to give her a leg up. She graduates this spring from Pennsylvania’s Immaculata University with

Take the 1,000 Dreams Challenge! $2,000 at Stake! (CONTEST)

Today marks the launch our first-ever 1,000 Dreams Challenge, a four-week photo caption campaign on social media with one $1,000 grand prize and two $500 prizes at stake. SWEET!

“He Named Me Malala” Encourages Girls to Reach Their Dreams

What is it like to sit next to 7,000 other girls and all be inspired by one? That’s exactly how I felt when I went to see the premiere of “He Named Me Malala.”

We Are the 1000 Dreams Fund! Learn About Our New Scholarship

We are thrilled to announce this year the launch of the 1,000 Dreams Fund, an exciting new scholarship fund and platform aimed at empowering young women through $1,000 scholarships (or micro-grants) for critical out-of-classroom experiences and educational expenses.

Actress Farrah Krenek Responds To YOUR Questions (Video)

As an ambassador for UChic, Farrah Krenek shares her inspirational story and advice in a video.

‘OITNB’ Actress Farrah Krenek Launches ‘Dare to Dream KU’ (Photos)

Couldn't make it to the University of Kansas launch of the 1000 Dreams Fund? Don't worry, we took enough photos to make you feel like you were there!

How OITNB Actress Farrah Krenek Beat Bullying to Find Her True Voice

As an ambassador for UChic, Farrah Krenek will be sharing her inspirational story and advice with University of Kansas students tonight at “Dare to Dream KU!”

UChic Launches Dare to Dream KU with ‘OITNB’ Actress Farrah Krenek

What does it mean to have a big dream and begin working towards it while in school? Can your dream be accomplished in college? Yes!

‘1000 Dreams Fund’ Update: Kimberly is the New Generation of Journalism

After a successful crowdfunding campaign during fall 2014, with help of Indiegogo, we were able to fund 13 dreams of young women nationwide. Some girls used the funding to help pay for school books, another girl purchased a camera to pursue photography, and others used it to study abroad. For the next few months we will be

Student Loan Debt Preventing Women from Reaching Their Professional Dreams

From crippling student loan debt to glass ceilings, internships to sexual assault on campus, young women in America today have a lot to figure out and fast.