Madelyn Murphy, Executive Assistant


Madelyn Murphy (she / her / hers) comes to TLDEF with a background in non-profit operations focused on civic engagement and community-building. She previously served as executive assistant and producing associate at Waterwell, an education and arts production company with recent works focused on immigration, amplifying the voice of children held in detention (, and connecting with the military and veteran communities of NYC. She has over ten years of experience in production and performance, and uses those skills to support her passion for using storytelling and grassroots social movements to manifest meaningful dialogue and impact.

She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Human Nutrition, and resides in Brooklyn, NY. Outside of work you can find her frequenting local bakeries and breweries, designing art shoots, acting, and making small talk in thrift stores.

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Updated on Apr 26, 2021