Unconscious Bias:
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.

Thank you for your interest in this year’s Summer Institute! Registration has closed as we have reached capacity.
We hope to see you in 2022.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Lisa Damour
Dr. Lisa Damour

Psychologist, best-selling author, monthly New York Times columnist, & regular contributor to CBS News

Dr. Bettina Love
Dr. Bettina Love

Award-winning author & Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia

Dr. Anneliese Singh
Dr. Anneliese Singh

Professor & Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity/Chief Diversity Officer at Tulane University

2021 Presenters

Suzy Beckham, PhD
Suzy Beckham, PhD

Chemistry, calculus, and physics teacher

About the Institute

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

Schedule of Sessions*

Wed, June 9
Time Title
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
Time Title
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:

James Campbell

Director of Innovative Programs & Strategic Initiatives, Atlanta Girls’ School

Summer Institute Leader
e: jcampbell@atlantagirlsschool.org
t: 404-845-0900

Shetal Shah

Director of External Affairs, Atlanta Girls’ School

Summer Institute Leader
e: sshah@atlantagirlsschool.org
t: 404-845-0900


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.