Madeline joined CivicAction as a Project Officer in Spring 2021. She is an architecture graduate from Cardiff University in Wales, whose background is in community engagement, social housing and sustainable development. She is passionate about utilizing meaningful civic engagement to elevate the voices of those with lived experience of their cities in decision making processes.
Before joining CivicAction, Madeline worked as an architectural designer at Studio AC in Toronto and Mae Architects in London, UK. At Mae, she developed a passion for planning and facilitating community engagement events, while working concurrently on the design side of large-scale social housing projects.
Through her work as a Team Lead at Pivot 2020 and as co-curator of Constructing Ambiguity, a collaborative research project with the Irish Architecture Foundation, she gained experience facilitating dialogue and conducting community-based research. Madeline is interested in design thinking within the non-profit sector and loves to bring a creative lens to her work.