Isis Madrid

Reporter, Social Media Editor

Isis Madrid is the former social media editor for The World's Across Women's Lives project.

Isis Madrid is the former social media editor for The World's Across Women's Lives project, an editorial initiative focused on telling the many and varied stories of women around the world, and hope to foster a tight knit community of storytellers and activists to spark discussion around women's issues, both online and IRL. Join the conversation at the AWL Facebook group.Before coming to The World, I wrote features and grabby headlines for GOOD Magazine. There, I mainly focused on feminism, trans rights, Internet oddities and trends and pop culture. Additionally, I have a background in digital editing and writing at alt weeklies (San Antonio Current, Boston's Weekly Dig, Detroit Metro Times), TV News production and writing (KSAT-12/ABC), Arts & Entertainment reporting and criticism (Flavorwire, Village Voice, OC Weekly, Metro, NoTofu, PLANET), anti-establishment startups (The Media, Boston Hassle), and fueling the blogosphere.In addition to my news career I am an experienced production assistant with credits on big budget films, grassroots documentaries, primetime television and more.I earned a Bachelor of Science in Magazine Journalism from Boston University as well as a graduate certificate from The New School University in documentary film. I have two pugs named Pizza and Norm, respectively. Once upon a time I lived in Maui and worked as a sustainable farmer. I am always on the Internet.

The World

AWL examines the road out of sex trafficking, from Uganda, India, Brazil and beyond


Trafficking is now the third-largest international criminal activity, with $32 billion annually in profit, and millions of people affected. And it’s growing. Across Women’s Lives tells this story by giving voice to the women themselves in a 12-part, global multimedia series that starts May 18.


President Trump, will you be watching Samantha Bee’s alt-White House correspondents’ dinner?

Demonstrators hold placards during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, April 5, 2017.

President Trump, what do you think is the benefit of defunding Planned Parenthood?


President Trump, what are your plans for the Office of Global Women’s Issues?

Supporters of contraception rally before Zubik v. Burwell is heard at the Supreme Court

President Trump, do you believe increasing access to contraceptives will improve health and reduce poverty?

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#29. @realDonaldTrump How will you continue to increase the presence of women in national security efforts? #100Days100Qs


We know that when women are included in policing, given a seat at peace negotiations, and allowed to make and influence policy, the world is a safer place. Will the Trump administration take these facts into account?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds babies at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

#21. @realDonaldTrump How will you keep your promise to support working parents w/ parental leave and affordable day care? #100Days100Qs


We’d like to know the status of Donald Trump’s proposed policies for working families.

Linda Sarsour

What’s next for the Women’s March? Organizer Linda Sarsour explains.

Global Politics

Is it over, or is it a movement? Here’s what march co-chair Linda Sarsour has to say about keeping the momentum going.

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Portraits of the march: Illustrating the Women’s March on Washington

Global Politics

Millions of people around the world took to the streets this weekend to proclaim that women’s rights are human rights. We spoke to some marchers in D.C. about why they were there.

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The Women’s March on Washington will have sister marches in over 75 countries

Global Politics

The Women’s March on Washington has a predicted headcount of over 200,000 people — set to be the largest US presidential inauguration demonstration in history. But the rallying cry that “women’s rights are human rights” won’t just be heard on the streets of the nation’s capital this weekend.