Madeline Anderson is a rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. She studied business at the University of Indianapolis where she received a BA in global leadership. There she helped develop the Precious Words Africa Project, which continues to provide educational resources and infrastructure to schools in Ghana today. Before beginning her studies at HUC-JIR, she served as an AmeriCorps member and worked for Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity. She also worked in marketing and communications at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation. During her year in Israel Madeline volunteered with Encounter programs and participated in numerous Women of the Wall demonstrations.