Madeline Little is a driven and accomplished young professional from the East Side of Buffalo, NY. She graduated from Hutch Tech High School in 2016, and went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and minor in African American Studies from The State University of Fredonia in 2020. Last year, she completed her master’s in public Relations from Buffalo State College.

Madeline’s passion for education and community development led her to work with Say Yes Buffalo for 4 years, starting as an intern before accepting a full-time position in 2021. Say Yes Buffalo has been instrumental in Madeline’s personal and professional growth, providing her with a network of professional mentors who share her background and values.

In her previous role as a Community School Navigator, Madeline provided critical resources and support to underrepresented students, including mentoring, mental health services, tutoring, and more. Her own experience with Say Yes Buffalo helped inspire her to give back and create educational opportunities for young people.

Madeline now serves as the Communications Specialist for Say Yes Little Scholars, where she leads the development and implementation of a communications strategy to raise awareness and understanding of the program. She is excited to continue growing and learning in this position

Madeline recently just launched her own marketing business in hopes to help minority businesses become bigger than what they may seem, through unique storytelling tactics