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I am Malala

Sitting on a bus heading to school is a fairly mundane event. Add a few things, and the event becomes much more terrifying. A gunman on a bus. Terrified preteens staring with fear. A threatening gunman looking for a specific girl. Petrified children looking at her and revealing her location. A shot to the girl’s head

#1000Dreams GOAL MET!

  Last Thursday night, family, friends, funders and UChic ambassadors gathered at TallulahBelle’s in Leawood, KS for our 1,000 Dreams party in partnership with the Women’s Foundation of Kansas City! The super talented Gracie Schram performed a few songs. We celebrated, shared dreams AND WE MET OUR GOAL!! As the evening came to an end, Advisor Yijing Brentano closed the gap

8 Ways to Reduce Stress

Reducing stress is important during college. It’s important to take the time at least once a week to de-stress. At the end of the day, taking time for yourself will make you more productive. Overall it will improve your time at school.  If you find yourself stressed out try of a few of these techniques.

1000 Dreams Fund Recipients

Each week during our 60-day Indiegogo campaign, we will introduce you to the awesome young women we are funding if our campaign goal is successfully reached. If our goal is met each young women will receive a $1,000 scholarship. This week is our last week! We’d like to introduce you to Ashlie! Be prepared to

The Truth: Young Women and Student Loans

In 2012, 71% of all students graduating from four-year colleges had student loan debt. In 2012, $29,400 was the average debt levels of graduating seniors. Student loans are a problem. But the cost of education isn’t going to change anytime soon. Today, there are more than 20 million high school and college-age girls in the

4 Qualities of Women Leaders

Today, we are lucky enough to live in a world flourishing with female leaders.  Whether you look to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, social activist and nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai, or even celebrity humanitarians such as Oprah, it seems that everywhere you turn you are blessed with so many women role models.

Fund a Dream with $5

Fund a Dream: 5 Items you could give up today to fund a dream! We easily spend five dollars a day on a latte, soda or lunch. But the truth is that $5 can change lives. It is our mission to fund #1000dreams. Here are few items you can skip today to help support scholarships for young women.

LYD Star: Meagan Ferguson

Meagan Ferguson is a fashion designer currently living in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has worked for Disney, recently designed for Kristin Chenoweth and currently is working for Theatre Tulsa. What made you make the move from New York to Tulsa?  Now that you have lived in Tulsa do you think that you will ever move back

The New Feminism

To be honest, prior to Emma Watson's speech on Feminism at the UN, I did not have much of an opinion on feminism.

1000 Dreams Fund Recipients

Each week during our 60-day Indiegogo campaign, we will introduce you to the awesome young women we are funding if our campaign goal is successfully reached. This week we’d like to introduce you to Jatiah and Clara!   My Dream: My dream is to be an architect and design buildings all around the world. My Story:
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