Dr. Beth-Sarah Wright

Passionate advocate for authenticity in our lives and in our communities.

Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Events

Keynote Speaker, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Atlanta, GA November 2022

•Author Talk and Book Signing, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 294 Peyton Road SW Atlanta, 30311 November 5, 2022, at 11:30 am.

•Book Signing, Diocese of Atlanta Annual Council, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, 805 Mount Vernon Highway Atlanta 30327 at 6 pm. 

•Author Talk and Book Signing, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 571 Holt Rd NE, Marietta, GA 30068 November 13, 2022, at 12pm. 

Lecturer, D.I.G.N.I.T.Y. For All: Being Church and Representing Christ, Bexley Seabury Seminary, Fall and Spring semesters.  Learn more and Register here: Course Description

Dr. Wright has spoken around the country on an array of topics.
See previous engagements:

Keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, Sewanee Ministry Collaborative, University of the South, September 2022

“What About DIGNITY?”, Opening Keynote, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, CA, August 2022

“What about DIGNITY in DEIJ work?, NAES DEIJ Roadmap, San Francisco, CA March 2022

• “Dis a Who We Be!” Performing Original Poem, Jamaica 60th Independence Anniversary Service, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA.

“Telling Our Stories”, Canterbury Court, Atlanta, April 19, 2022

Navigating Difficult Situations through the DIGNITY Lens: Seven Strategies for Creating Authentic Change”, National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) 2022 Virtual Conference, Meeting the Moment: Reimagining Equity and Access for a New Educational Era,  April 12-14, 2022.

• “The Danger of DIGNITY”; A Book Discussion, Princeton Club of Georgia, April 2021

“What about DIGNITY in DEIJ work?, NAES DEIJ Roadmap, San Francisco, CA March 2022

“Navigating Difficult Situations through the DIGNITY Lens: Seven Strategies for Creating Authentic Change”, National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) 2022 Virtual Conference, Meeting the Moment: Reimagining Equity and Access for a New Educational Era,  April 12-14, 2022

“Telling Our Stories”, Canterbury Court, Atlanta, April 19, 2022

Lecturer, Being Church and Representing Christ, Bexley Seabury Seminary, June 2021. Learn more and Register here: Course Description

• “The Danger of DIGNITY”; A Book Discussion, Princeton Club of Georgia, April 2021

• “The Danger of DIGNITY”; A Book Discussion, Princeton Club of Georgia, April 2021

• Guest speaker, Christ Church, Maryland, February 21, 2020

• Guest speaker, MLK Celebration at Cathedral Schools, Washington National Cathedral, January 19, 2021

Day1org.com Sermon: Look Again!  Choose DIGNITY, January 2, 2021

• DIGNITY over Division: A Critical Virtual Discussion, November 16, 2020

• Chapel Talk, Baylor School, TN, November 2, 2020

• Chapel Talk, St. Catherine’s School, Richmond, Virginia, October 9, 2020

• DIGNITY Virtual Book Launch, October 1, 2020

• Guest Speaker, St. Veronica’s Guild, The Cathedral of St. Phillip (Virtual)

• Guest author, Her Way of Life Book Club (virtual), discussing Becoming Who I Am,

• Special guest, A Brave Space Podcast with Dr. Catherine Meeks. (Most listened to/dowloaded episode for 2021!)

• Plenary Speaker/Workshop Leader, International Women of Color and Wellness Conference, October 24-26, 2019, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Preacher, Lenten Series, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church

• Keynote Speaker, Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, TX

• Keynote Speaker, Ladies Prayer Brunch, Holy Spirit, Cumming GA

• Retreat Leader, Clergy Spouses and Partners of the Diocese of Atlanta Get-a-Way “Our Stories, God’s Purpose”, Camp Mikell, Toccoa GA

• Guest Speaker, Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville, GA

• Guest Speaker, “Telling Our Stories”, Class for young parents on challenges and joys of faithful parenting, St. Luke’s Atlanta, GA

• Retreat Leader, “Spiritual Sense and Stories”, Women in the Spirit of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church, Golden, Colorado

• Guest Preacher, Caribbean Sunday, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

• Keynote Speaker, Chaplains Retreat, National Association of Episcopal Schools, Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum, MD

• Guest Speaker, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Birmingham, AL

• Presenter, “DIGNITY: Living our Episcopal Identity and Assuring the Dignity of All Members of a Community”, National Association of Episcopal Schools Biennial Conference 2016, New Orleans

• Guest Speaker, St. Luke’s Women’s Chapter (at private home), All Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Calhoun and Gordon County Schools, Calhoun High School, Calhoun, GA

• Guest Lecture, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Calhoun, GA

• Dean’s Lecture, Candler School of Theology, “Me? Depressed?: Stigma, Spirit and Storytelling in Healing”,  Rita Anne Rollins Bldg 252, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Peter and St. Paul (ECW), Marietta

• Guest Reader, Read Across America, F.L. Stanton Elementary and Peyton Forest Elementary School,

• Guest Speaker, Prayer Brunch, Church of the Holy Spirit, Atlanta, GA

• Retreat Leader, All Saints Women’s Group, Atlanta, GA

• Morehouse School of Medicine, Grand Rounds Lecture, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Power Over Prejudice (POP) Assembly, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Atlanta, GA

• Keynote Speaker, 2015 Hats Off to Women Luncheon, Rainbow Village, Duluth, GA

• Moderator, 2015 Healing and Hope for the Journey: Finding Balance, CCCG, Maggiano’s Buckhead

• Guest Speaker, Community of Hope Conference, Diocese of Texas

• Guest Speaker, Independence Celebration Service, Caribbean American Cultural Group, Port St. Lucie, Florida

• Guest Speaker, St. Peter and St. Paul ECW, Marietta

• Guest Speaker, St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, Atlanta, 

• Book reading and Signing, Cathedral of St. Philip

• Book reading and Signing, Holy Cross Episcopal Church

• Guest Speaker, Church of the Good Shepherd

• Guest Speaker, Grace Calvary ECW

• Guest Speaker, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church

• Guest Speaker, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church

• Featured Author with Rev. Martha Sterne and Dr. Barbara Brown-Taylor, St. Philips Cathedral, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Edward’s Episcopal Church, Lawrenceville, GA

• Retreat Leader, St. Peter and St. Paul, Marietta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Monica’s Guild, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Luke’s Men’s Breakfast, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Dunwooody, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Veronica’s Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA

• Keynote Speaker, Graduation Ceremony, Lee Arrendale State Prison for Women, Habersham County, GA

• Guest Speaker, Care and Counseling Center of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Elizabeth Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Veronica’s Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Care and Counseling Center of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Elizabeth Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Veronica’s Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker on Lent and Upcoming Easter, Daughter’s of the King at St. Catherine’s in Marietta, GA

• Retreat Leader, Diocesan ECW Retreat, Atlanta, GA

• Featured Speaker, Princeton Prize in Race Relations, 10th Anniversary, (Princeton University Alumni) Atlanta, GA

• Book Signing Event at Cathedral Book Store, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Christ the King Episcopal

• Church of the Common Ground, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Christ Church Episcopal

• Guest Speaker, Atlanta Jamaican Association, Exchange Park Recreational Center, Decatur, GA

• Emory University School of Medicine, Grand Rounds Lecture, Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, Women After God’s Own Heart Book Club- Atlanta, GA

• Guest Speaker, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

• Guest Speaker, Open Door Ministries

• Guest Speaker, Church of the Holy Family