Madeleine Weatherhead

Senior Manager, Strategy and Innovation, What Works Cities


Madeleine Weatherhead is the Senior Manager of Strategy and Innovation 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.