Madelaine Brown: Brantford-Brant

Madelaine Brown: Brantford-Brant

Madelaine Gardener Brown was born in Brantford, Ontario on a beautiful morning in June and was given the name Gardener so she would see beauty all around her. She was also born with a heart condition that shaped her into the loving and compassionate woman she is today. It was first her own condition that launched her into a young life in health activism as the National Ambassador for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. By learning the importance of speaking up to the people of her own community, she was able to ground herself to pursue political representation at a young age. Before she had went to high school, Madelaine had been chosen as from her riding to work at Queen’s Park as a Provincial Page, as well as received a scholarship to travel with Students on Ice to travel to Nunavut and Greenland. It was along this journey of meeting people, learning about political issues, and hearing personal stories that Madelaine developed her profound passion for supporting people in having equal opportunities and access. Madelaine is currently enrolled at the University of Ottawa with a major in Women’s Studies and a minor in Aboriginal Studies, throughout her educational experiences she has fixated her attention on injustices and inequalities in Canadian society. She is awaits the Daughters of the Vote conference as a multifaceted opportunity for her to learn and lead.