Braden Paynter

Braden Paynter is the Associate for Methodology and Practice of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience where he works to share best practices among Coalition members and with the field at large. He leads the Coalition’s global Conscience Conversations program, connecting members around the world to discuss their most challenging topics. Paynter’s past work has focused on using public education spaces to connect people to each other and the world around them. He has worked with historic homes, museums, parks, and a zoo to make their programming and exhibits more challenging, open, and indispensable to their communities. Before joining the Coalition, Braden worked with the National Park Service in internal professional development and at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site overseeing the site’s public, education, and professional development programs, web and social media, and exhibits. Braden was also the Exhibit Developer at Old Sturbridge Village. He has his Masters in Museum Studies from George Washington University.