Over the last ten years, Maddie has worked at several NGOs focusing on global education and poverty reduction for the most marginalized communities. Currently, at the International Rescue Committee, Maddie is a Senior Officer for Leadership Gifts. Previously, Maddie was Director of Programs for Happy Hearts Fund, where she managed the rebuilding of schools which had been destroyed by natural disasters, liaising with partner organizations and donors. Prior to that, at with A World at School and the Global Business Coalition for Education, Maddie built a global network of youth ambassadors to advocate for better quality and access to education. She holds a Master of Public Administration in Public Policy from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in German from the University of Michigan.