Madeline Preston is a senior at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and minoring in political science. On campus, she has been involved with the Transfer Mentor Program and is a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member. Off campus, she has worked in the service industry, as an intern on a mayoral campaign in Dallas, and as a journalist for Dallas Innovates. Madeline has previously volunteered with Journey of Hope, a grief support center in Dallas. Additionally, she has spent her summers independently traveling, volunteering, and gaining insights into 27 countries around the world. After graduation, she plans to pursue a Master’s in International Political Economy at UT Dallas. She hopes to use her education and travel experiences to devote her life to policymaking, advocacy, and creating a more sustainable world.