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Dr. Edwin Moses

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Dr. Edwin Moses - LinkedIn profile.
Portrait of Dr. Edwin Moses.

FAVORITE SPORTS MOMENT

Remaining undefeated in 122 consecutive races spanning nine years, nine months, and nine days.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Track & Field icon, Dr. Edwin Moses, won Olympic gold medals in 1976 and 1984, a bronze medal in 1988, three World Cup titles, two World Championships, and broke the World Record four times as a 400-meter hurdler. Edwin earned a B.S. in Physics and Engineering on an academic scholarship from Morehouse College. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a certificate in Global Enterprise Management from Oxford University. Edwin, a prominent figure in the fight against performance-enhancing drugs, chaired the USOC's Substance Abuse, Research, and Education Committee and serves as Chairperson Emeritus of USADA. Additionally, he was the former Chair of WADA's Education Committee and an inaugural member of the IOC's Athletes Commission. Edwin is currently a member of the Commission on the State of the U.S. Olympics and Paralympics. For 23 years, he served as the inaugural Chairman of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, making a global impact in philanthropy and sports. Selected by President Nelson Mandela and Dr. Johann Rupert, Edwin led the organization in utilizing sports as a powerful tool for positive social change worldwide.

PERSONAL INSPIRATION AND ENGAGEMENT

His professional concentration areas have fed Edwin's lifelong passion for STEM, diversity, equity and inclusion, women's empowerment, governance, and executive leadership. Having made history in these areas, he uses his unique experience and perspective to edify and electrify audiences worldwide as a keynote speaker. In 2007, Dr. Moses was conferred with Doctor of Science, honoris causa, (Sc.D. h.c.) from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Edwin is the proud father to his son Julian. They bond over their shared passion for both the sciences and sports.