Dr. Angelina Dayton - Girls in S.T.E.A.M. Institute

Girls in S.T.E.A.M. Institute


Keynote speaker Dr. Angelina Dayton of Virtual World Society, a virtual reality scientific researcher, user experience designer, speaker, consultant & trainer, and founder of Students in VR is the keynote at the 2021 Inaugural Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge .

Dr. Angelina Dayton is a virtual reality user experience designer, speaker, consultant, and trainer at TheVRLady.com. Previously, Dr. Dayton worked with the American Indian Resource Center as a virtual reality specialist to equip and train predominantly native schools in rural Oklahoma and Arizona. She works as a research scientist assisting VWS in investigating, evaluating and assessing the adoption of virtual reality.

She has put more than 10,000 students into VR. Angelina has degrees in Education from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and the University of the Pacific and a degree in American Indian Studies from Northeastern State University. Mother of seven amazing children aged 11 to 28, she is a children’s magician in her spare time.

The Girls STEAM Institute's first Virtual Reality conference is geared to educate and encourage young girls 12-17 to become entrepreneurs and solve world problems. Twelve girls were chosen by representing diversity in geography, age, culture and were assigned to a team of 4 to develop a business with viable concepts to remedy Mental Health Issues.

For details and to attend the full two-day event, check the 2021 Inaugural Girls Virtual Reality Team Business Challenge schedule.

Our STEAMers (alumni) are excited to present their business ideas to a live audience through AltspaceVR for the first time ever. Join us to cheer them on and lets STEAM AHEAD together!

July 30th, the Business Challenge comes to AltspaceVR. The rest of the schedule features:

  • Presentation & Awards will be handed out in the afternoon Friday after the Teams present their innovation in VR on mental health. Join us for the presentations and celebrations.

All of our speakers are world-renowned and highly esteemed in their fields and industries, you won’t want to miss it!

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