Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York City, Madeline holds a BA in art history and theatre arts from Brown University and an MA in museum anthropology from Columbia University. Before moving to Paris, Madeline worked as an educator in various museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, the Frick Collection, and the Smithsonian´s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum where she was in charge of youth programs. As a former Teach for America teacher, Madeline taught English and art in a public high school in New Orleans, LA. When not exploring the city's fascinating neighborhoods or museum galleries with Paris Muse, Madeline works as a consultant for the Smithsonian Institution on a number of education projects. She can always be spotted in her favorite neighborhood boulangerie.