Girls, STEAM and Leadership
June 9-10, 2021
Virtually join public and independent school teachers at Atlanta Girls’ School as we explore stereotype threat, unconscious bias, and gain training to support underrepresented students interested in pursuing careers in STEAM.
Psychologist, best-selling author, monthly New York Times columnist, & regular contributor to CBS News
Award-winning author & Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia
Professor & Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity/Chief Diversity Officer at Tulane University
The 2-day virtual Institute costs $100 and will include both public and private school educators to explore best practices and research that shows how to engage girls, young women, and students of diverse backgrounds in interdisciplinary learning that highlights STEAM by promoting awareness, education, and networking opportunities.
Virtual sessions will explore:
- STEAM and interdisciplinary teaching and learning strategies
- Growth mindset, stereotype threat, and unconscious bias
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion work
- Design-thinking and project-based learning
Wed, June 9
|9:00am -12:00pm||Design Thinking workshop by Wish for WASH|
|3:00pm – 6:00pm||Honey for Wounds: A Mini-Retreat for Educators|
|7:00pm – 8:00pm||Keynote 1 with Dr. Lisa Damour|
Thu, June 10
|9:00am – 9:45am||Keynote 2 with Dr. Bettina Love|
|10:00am – 10:45am||Workshops A|
|11:00am – 12:00pm||Keynote 3 with Dr. Annaliese Sigh|
|1:00pm – 1:45pm||Workshops B|
|2:00pm – 2:45pm||Workshops C|
|3:00pm – 4:00pm||Workshop with Dr. Lisa Damour|
|4:00pm – 4:30pm||Closing Session: Next Steps|
*Schedule is subject to change
Summer Institute Leaders
For questions and inquiries regarding Atlanta Girls’ School Summer Institute 2021 contact:
This summer institute is for educators who wish to explore and gain practical training in STEAM interdisciplinary teaching and learning with a focus on growth mindsets, stereotype threat, and unconscious bias.
No, it is an inclusive space for all teachers across grade levels, designed for those most interested in advancing access and opportunity for girls and underrepresented students in STEAM.