Madison is the Program Associate for the Peace With Women Fellowship at Halifax International Security Forum. She holds an M.A. in Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights from American University, as well as a B.A. in Politics and International Affairs and Music from Furman University. Her expertise is in women, peace, and security, and environmental peacebuilding. Prior to joining HFX, Madison was a Research Assistant for Gender Policy & Strategy at the U.S. Institute of Peace.