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Alumni Spotlight: Madeleine Patton (BFA ’16)

An avid writer and animator, alumna Madeleine Patton started her own original animated series on YouTube at the age of 12. When she was 14 years old, she wrote a book about a young, limping lioness in the wild who felt romantic love with her best friend.

After studying screenwriting at York, Madeleine decided to revisit the story she had written as a teenager and reimagine it as an animated series and her LGBTQ+ web series My Pride was born.

Learn more about her journey since graduating from York and creating her animated web series My Pride.

Alumni Spotlight: Sindiswa Moyo (MPPAL ’20)

Sindiswa Moyo is the acting manager and senior advisor in the Office of the Chief Planning Officer at Metrolinx, a Crown agency of the Government of Ontario, which is undertaking the largest transportation investment in Ontario’s history.

Her career in public service led her to York's Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law program in order to explore more professional opportunities within the sector.

Learn more about how Sindiswa is applying her MPPAL degree and her hopes for the future.

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