Mrs. Audra Brown Ward is an Upper School Biology teacher at the Westminster Schools of Atlanta, where she teaches AP® Biology and AP® Environmental Science.
Audra is a College Board Consultant, and a reader and table leader for the AP® Biology exam. She has led numerous AP® Biology Summer Institutes and one-day workshops, and has contributed to various teacher guides and ancillaries for AP Biology textbooks. Audra received the 2007 NABT Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for Georgia and a 2021 O. Wayne Rollins Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at Westminster.
Audra is a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers, where she serves as Region VI Coordinator. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., the NAACP, the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Twenty Pearls Foundation, Inc.
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Audra received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Spelman College and an M.S. in Biochemistry from Georgia Tech. She is married to Mr. José Ward, and in her free time enjoys participating in 5K races, reading, cooking, preparing toiletry kits for the homeless, and spending time with friends and family.