Christina L. Madden is U.S. director of Himalayan HealthCare, a non-profit providing health care, education, and income-generation opportunities to remote communities in rural Nepal. As part of this role, she helps coordinate earthquake relief and recovery services in Nepal's Dhading District and leads the U.S. operations of Himalayan HealthCare's fair trade artisanal project JeevanKala.
Madden specializes in the intersection of business, security, and social and economic development and has worked with a number of companies focused on environmental, social, and governance risks, including Calvert Investments, RepRisk, and GMI Ratings. Madden has also served as a senior consultant for KWR International, leading research and analysis on the development of Myanmar's national and regional energy and electrification plans.
Her articles have been published in a number of outlets including Foreign Affairs, The Asia Times, Latin America Energy Advisor, World Politics Review, and Carnegie Council's Policy Innovations. Madden is co-author of Perspectives on Peacekeeping and Atrocity Prevention (Springer 2015) and has been a featured speaker for a variety of governments, NGOs, and universities, including the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Madden chairs the board of directors of Global Action to Prevent War, a United Nations-based non-profit, and is president of the New York chapter of Women in International Security.
Last Updated: June 16, 2017