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Maddy Dinsdale

Maddy Dinsdale

Staff Member
Global Programs Manager

About Maddy Dinsdale

As the Global Programs Manager, Maddy works to onboard new global partners and bring the DMZ’s impactful programming to founders across the world.

Originally from Toronto, Maddy completed an undergraduate degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University before moving to Ottawa to work in the Prime Minister’s Office. At PMO, she worked in operations and tour, travelling with the Prime Minister and coordinating announcements, meetings, and events. Most recently, she completed a MPA in Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment at New York University, focusing on the role of the private sector in public service. Maddy is passionate about the potential of founders to change the way we do business for the better.

Get to know Maddy Dinsdale

Favourite animal?
I'm weirdly a big fan of cows.

Favourite childhood book?
Little Women.

If you could be on any reality show, what would it be?
The Great British Bake Off, for SURE.

Best concert you’ve been to?

First job?
Overnight camp counsellor (shoutout to Camp Oconto!)