DREAMS Research Areas

DREAMS Intervention Program

Community Conferences

Professional Club

Music Band

Global Youth Leadership Training

Research

The ‘Let Us Dream’ research team is committed to the scientific evaluation of programs held and their impact on the participants as well as the audience. The multidisciplinary team undertakes high-quality research that contributes to the overall improvement and efficacy of the ‘Let us Dream’ program. This hardworking group rigorously looks into all possible aspects including performing cost/effort-benefit analyses, impact on its participants, the teams in charge of mentoring and leadership, the scope for community improvement etc. Based on this, the team provides suggestions to help improve the program designs and its implementation.

The research team invites research enthusiasts and scholars across the globe interested in collaborating on any of the following Research domains

DREAMS Intervention Program

The research team aims to understand how the program changes a student’s perception of himself, his social skills, and his leadership skills. It analyses how the program helps school participants, college students (peer mentors) and members of the senior leadership team become leaders in their personal lives, community and the world at large. The team explores how the dream intervention program changes an individual’s life and improve his/her ability to incorporate a brighter and positive outlook concerning being contented and happy. Assesses how the program brings a change in the community by providing a common platform where three groups- community organizations/businesses, Universities/colleges and Schools collaborate and contribute towards creating an impactful association.

Community Conferences

The team initiates studies that evaluate the effect of the conferences held on local communities. It aims to understand and appreciate cultural differences, social entrepreneurial skills and leadership models from diverse participants and organizations. It compares and analyzes the cultural differences in diverse collaborative models and explores the diverse organizational culture from a global perspective.  The team is also committed to evaluating the growth and development of community initiatives, volunteerism, benevolence, social response and commitment through the improved network of the participant organizations and individuals.

Professional Club

Studies are conducted to analyze the impact of the club on its members after attending its one-year mutual mentoring club meetings. It aims to gain an insight on how the club positively impacts the participant’s personal, social and leadership skills. The research team compares and understands the cultural differences at an individual and collective level in terms of a participant’s holistic development, levels of happiness, satisfaction at home and work and work-life balance in different countries and amongst different groups. It also aims to understand and compare the efficacy of the club in different countries and amongst various populations.

Music Band

The research team looks into how the intervention of the music band transforms a school or college student’s self-perception, social and leadership skills. It aims to understand the efficacy of the program in different countries and amongst different groups and also look at how the program helps school and college participants become leaders at a personal and professional level. And finally, it analyses the transformation, if any, among the band’s audience.

Global Youth Leadership Training

It looks into how the Young Community Leadership Program (YCLP) is impacting the effectiveness of youth leaders in creating a more authentic and united community. The team explores how youth driven/led monthly sessions held internationally impact leadership skill development and promote an inclusive mindset among the participants.

Current Research

  1. Experiences of peer mentors of DREAMS Intervention Program on mentoring.
  1. Growth and leadership skill experiences of peer mentors of DREAMS Intervention Program
  1. A comparative study on the Efficacy of DREAMS Educational Intervention Program and PERMA PRP Educational Intervention Program – a PHD study

Researchers

Dr Carl L. Thameling

University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA

Dr Angela L. Curl

Miami University, Ohio, USA

Dr Laura R. Bronstein,

Binghamton University, New York, USA

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Dr Vijaya.R

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Banglore, INDIA

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Dr Tyler E Conzone

Dr Sharon Custer

Miami University, Ohio, USA

Dr Kevin Washington

Grambling State University, Grambling, LA, USA

Dr Suzanne Mayo-Theus

Grambling State University, Grambling, LA, USA

Dr Matthews T

Grambling State University, Grambling, LA, USA

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