Madeline comes to CWE with a background in science, data analysis, business, and community building. Madeline has experience in the environmental field as an environmental scientist and a GIS Analyst, a community builder and entrepreneur supporter. She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Vermont, first as an environmental science & community development major and second in the Sustainable Innovation MBA. As an MBA student, she studied change management, leadership and how to operate a business with a triple bottom line. Madeline believes in entrepreneurship as a vehicle for empowerment and is passionate about making it a reality for everyone. She is all about bridge building, collaboration, supporting entrepreneurs and growing a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to support small-business owners.