Madeleine Weatherhead

Manager, Certification and Community, What Works Cities


Madeleine Weatherhead is a Manager with Certification and Community at What Works Cities, where she leads development and facilitation of in-person and online learning opportunities while creating meaningful peer-to-peer cities exchanges in the What Works Cities Community. The What Works Cities Community is a professional network that provides hundreds of city executives, leaders, and staff with access to peers in other cities, leading experts and resources, and virtual and in-person educational opportunities. Madeleine also assesses cities’ foundational data practices and supports cities on the path to becoming a well-managed government. Prior to joining the team, Madeleine attended the University of Oregon’s Robert D. Clark Honors College. She is passionate about better-making and storytelling, driven by the desire to serve communities and help tell their stories.