Dream Lab for Teens
Career/Life Prep for High School Students
Dream Lab is an unconventional and FUN learning experience that helps young people find their identity and create a vision for their future to stay mentally healthy, avoid addiction and depression, and confidently create the career and future they want for themselves and the world. This self-discovery process results in more self-esteem, clarity, and foundational compassionate leadership skills.
Lab Leader: Laurel Donnellan
Executive Coach|Career Development Thought Leader|Podcaster| Leadership Contributor at Forbes.com
Laurel is a compassionate leadership and career change expert who has dedicated the last twenty-four years to researching, developing, and validating change models that help people find work they love and help organizations provide loveable work.
We connect young leaders with experienced faculty and other students across the country and the globe. Participants expand their dream by exploring new interests, developing networks, and taking ideas to the next level. Participants have an opportunity to present their dreams through personal projects and will compete to be featured on Forbes.com.
Lab Leader: Tracy Goodsel
Two-Time Certified Life Coach|Career Development Thought Leader
Tracy is a two-time certified life coach focusing on teens and young adults. Her passion is to help these individuals discover and cultivate self-compassion, confidence, and resilience to begin building a life that they love.
At the End of the Process, Participants will be able to Answer Two Crucial Questions:
- What is your dream for work and life?
- What is your plan for making it a reality?
- Personal project related to dreamwork that can be used to support job and/or school applications.
- Group project related to leadership that can be used to support job and/or school applications.
- A comprehensive action plan for school, work, relationships, and health.
- New friends who know and support their vision
- Clear life/career goals and more confidence.
Day One: Orientation
July 25th, 2022 | 11am PT to 1:30pm PT, 2:00pm ET to 4:30pm ET
Day Two: Past: Be Connected
July 26th, 2022 | 11am PT to 1:30pm PT, 2:00pm ET to 4:30pm ET
Day Three: Present: Be Yourself
July 27th, 2022 | 11am PT to 1:30pm PT, 2:00pm ET to 4:30pm ET
Day Four: Future: Be Your Best
July 28th, 2022 | 11am PT to 1:30pm PT, 2:00pm ET to 4:30pm ET
Day Five: Dream Show
July 29th, 2022 | 11am PT to 1:30pm PT, 2:00pm ET to 4:30pm ET
7 Cs of Compassionate Leadership
Dream Lab for Teens
This 5-day self-discovery course will help participants identify and develop interests, define what is important to them, create a new vision and develop a personal and practical plan for how to make new dreams a reality. Students will become masterful in the Donnellan Change Method and be introduced to the 7C’s, The Core Attributes of Compassionate Leaders.
Who Should Participate?
Application Deadline & Process
University of Denver business students share their experience
"We learned a lot about ourselves, our community, and our goals."
"I realized that I do know what my goals and vision are. I've just been too afraid to put it into words or take the time to write it down."Register Today!
Saumya Shinde, India
The course will make you uncomfortable. But if you do the work, you'll become aware of your goals, gain the courage to dream bigger, and build a community of global friends sharing their own goals, insights and life stories.
Before the program, I was confused about how to carve my own path. But now, I feel more prepared and energised for my future!
Seokhyun (Nathan) Baek, South Korea
Before joining the Dream Lab, anxiety clouded my future and passion. However, the program welcomed me arms-wide-opened to a safe space where I unleashed my visions. During this program, I experienced the “light bulb” moment, allowing me to blow life into my dreams; hence, the program’s name.
To sum it all up, the Dream Lab acted as a stepping stone toward personal discovery.