Every year, World Dream Day attracts talented individuals with a special passion for transforming their own lives while making a difference in the lives around them. This year World Dream Day was made possible in large part through the efforts of these lead Dreamers and Doers. We honor their dedication and drive to making World Dream Day 2016 possible!

Let’s meet this year’s DreamTeam!


Danie Herard

Danie Herard visual Artist and entrepreneur from Brooklyn has been a dream activist for the past three years and a student of the dream runners academy. Her commitment to elevating the mental environment with the understanding and belief that awareness empowers people to make better choices for themselves , families and their communities, the power is in our hands . She shares her work as a contribution to inspire people to create an environment of positivity healing and fun, using practical and functional mediums for everyday use to transform and elevate personal and public spaces. Her motto is : Radical positivity.


Lauren Cruz

Lauren Cruz (AKA Lauren Rebecca) practices holistic health, gymnastics and fitness coaching. Lauren is dedicated to helping others discover the value of holism and balance in their lives while creating and maintaining optimal health. Lauren developed an expertise and discovered her love for educating and helping people with holistic health practices while she was completing her B.S. in Alternative Medicine, experiencing motherhood, and working as a manager and head competitive team gymnastics coach. She holds multiple certifications in gymnastics, fitness and nutrition and founded LaurBecca Life Health in 2013. Her mission is to enhance peoples’ psychological, physical, and social wellness through fitness, nutrition, and nutraceuticals for optimal health.

Lauren has become very inspired by the mission of World Dream Day. She has been a Dream Day activist since 2012, was the Inspiration Curator and a graduate from the DreamRunner Academy in 2013, and is now the Head Ambassador and Manager of Programs for World Dream Day in 2014. She has had dreams of changing the world since she was 12, and is always helping people set goals to achieve their dreams. Each year for Dream Day, Lauren has her community participate in celebrating the holiday, whether it be her team of young gymnasts or her family and friends, she assists them in declaring their dreams and developing a plan of action. Lauren is a committed to helping people from all walks of life manifest their dreams and change the world.



Katie Stellar

With the stars in her eyes (and a guitar in hand), Katie Stellar can usually be found working tirelessly to uplift, inspire and encourage those who cross her path to step more radically into living their dreams, being the change, and creating the world they want to see. A lifelong musician who recently began writing her own music, Stellar is a living example of the profound transformations that occur in our lives when we fully embrace the desire to know ourselves more deeply. She is a Social Artistry Trainer and Authentic Relating Games Facilitator, an Emerging Leader of Social Artistry; a poet, songwriter, organizer and dreamer extraordinaire, who awakens others to the light and love inside themselves through sharing and shining her own. Stellar currently lives on the road, traveling all over the United States to bring music, art, inspiration and Social Artistry trainings to those who are ready to devote themselves to the emerging world.