Maurice Baynard

RESEARCHER, EDUCATOR, ENTREPRENEUR

Maurice Baynard is currently Senior Lecturer and Student Advisor at the University of the Arts. Maurice holds a Masters Degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed his Doctoral work in Sleep and Chronobiology at the Unit for Experimental Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Maurice has developed courses in Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Chronobiology, Neurobiology and Scientific Problem Solving.

Most recently, Maurice has worked to attract and retain highly qualified teachers in Math and the Sciences to Philly schools, co-founded edIQ, an initiative dedicated to providing STEM-based technology resources to underserved schools. He is the managing partner of CASTBRIGHT, LLC, a digital strategy resource company geared towards educational and medical institutions, Co-Founder of The Brave.co, a designer consultancy firm focused on the needs of women and minority-led startups, and Co-producer and host of The 10,000 hours podcast, highlighting the untold histories of local innovators and thought leaders.