Madison joins the USGLC after interning in the Government Relations department. Prior to her work with the USGLC, Madison interned with the Center for Global Development conducting policy outreach with Congress and federal agencies and with the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Madison earned her master’s in international affairs from the Elliott School at the George Washington University and her bachelor’s in international studies and political science from the University of Denver. She’s a proud native of Western Colorado.
As America continues a nationwide dialogue on race, and industries and organizations are being called upon to address systemic racism, increased scrutiny has also fallen upon America’s diplomacy and development agencies. Just as America’s foreign policy affects our local communities, our domestic challenges can also have global repercussions. Current and former officials, in cooperation with bipartisan Members of Congress, agree that to achieve our foreign policy goals abroad, America’s diplomats must look more like America.