Jacqui Hayes serves as Smart Sparrow's Director of Studio Innovation. An award-winning science educator, she is passionate about enabling anyone to pursue STEM careers, bringing deep expertise in science education solutions. As the product manager for Smart Sparrow’s suite of science courseware, she led development of award-winning BioBeyond from concept to launch to ongoing improvements. In 2017, she was a finalist in the NSF Visualization Awards and the Department of Education EdSim Challenge. In 2018 she won NYU's Algorithm for Change AI/ML competition in collaboration with Dr. Ariel Anbar, and Dr. Saad Khan.