Madelyn Jones is the Education Outreach Coordinator at Genome BC, a team that aims to lead academia, government and industry to develop world-class genome sciences that deliver social and economic benefits to British Columbia, Canada and beyond. She is also a science teacher in the province of British Columbia, expanding the curiosity and research skills of the next generation through inquiry and place-based learning expeditions. Currently, Madelyn is pursuing her Masters of Science degree in Environmental Management at Royal Roads University.
Prior to her current roles, Madelyn spent 6 years working as Mate aboard ecotourism sailboats, leading adults and youth alike into British Columbia’s wilderness. From the West Coast of Haida Gwaii up into the fiords of the Great Bear Rainforest, Madelyn embraces the complexity of the world we live in and the challenges of understanding it.
Madelyn has a BA in Environment and Sustainability from the University of British Columbia, a B.Ed. in Secondary Science with a minor in Environmental Education from Simon Fraser University and is set for convocation for her M.Sc. in June 2023.