Celebrate World Kindness Day

Connecting formidable young female across the country with gurus for powerful, 60-minute digital mentoring sessions

WASHINGTON,- In occasion of World Kindness Day, 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a countrywide non-profit that helps the goals of proficient younger female in need, is teaming up with Kendra Scott, a way of life manufacturer imparting gemstone-inspired fashion, jewelry, exceptional jewelry, domestic items and beauty collections, to shape profession success for gifted young women across the country.


The two powerhouse groups are accelerating 1DF's esteemed MentorHER Initiative, now in its 2nd year, which pairs man or woman girls in college and graduate school, or current graduates, with well-matched experts and executives for a one-hour, 1:1 mentorship session.

"World Kindness Day is an opportunity to spotlight exact deeds, and via this modern employee engagement software for our partners, each single mentorship session can have long-lasting career impacts on our subsequent era of leaders," stated Christie Garton, founder and CEO of 1,000 Dreams Fund. "We are grateful to Kendra Scott for their participation and encourage other corporations to crew up with us to help keep these authentic acts of kindness persevering with year-around."

On a day committed to acts of kindness, 1DF and Kendra Scott are connecting 24 formidable and various young female who are attending colleges from California to Connecticut with authorities from within the Kendra Scott organization. Each mentor-mentee pair meets once, in a single high-impact, 60-minute digital session.

"As a brand, we're committed to empowering girls and encouraging them to observe their dreams. We're so grateful for this probability and appear ahead to continuing our partnership with 1,000 Dreams Fund," says Amy Young, Senior Director of Retail Marketing at Kendra Scott.

The program is a win-win-win for mentees, mentors and employers. For mentees, the probability to join with professionals in their chosen discipline offer life-changing insight. For employers, the software can be a pipeline to talent; through connections with performed and driven scholars, many of whom are attending graduate faculty or are recent grads, 1DF companions are able to expand, diversify and build-upon their brain acquisition channels. With 1DF's intention of generating over 1,000 hours of mentorship carrier in one year, extra companions are welcome to participate.

To study extra about 1,000 Dream Fund's MentorHER Initiative, visit: https://1000dreamsfund.org/programs/mentorher-initiative/.

In addition to Kendra Scott, 1,000 Dreams Fund would like to thank the following organizations for their participation in the MentorHER initiative: Colgate-Palmolive (Title Sponsor), Allied Esports, Bonsai, Gentherm, HARMAN, and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., amongst others.

How to Participate:

Mentees: College and graduate-level students as properly as latest graduates nationwide might also apply. International college students studying in the U.S. – even those who are based in their home nations due to COVID-19 – are invited to participate. To be related with a expert in your favored industry, observe here.

Mentors: Corporations, small companies and nonprofit companies are invited to accomplice with 1DF in this extraordinary, high-impact, worker volunteer opportunity. Individual authorities with an hobby in helping the next era of lady leaders are additionally prompted to take part as well. Help alternate a lifestyles via signing up here or contact 1DF's group for more information: programs@1000dreamsfund.org. 

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