Madison Walia-Peters is a junior at Hoboken High School with a passion in Public Health Policy and Medicine. Madison has received recognition for multiple math competitions as part of the NJ Mathematics League. She has written research on the future of genome editing, discussing both risks as well as future national and international regulations. She is currently conducting research on the relationship between access to healthcare and the mental wellbeing of teens. Madison was a scholarship recipient at the Stevens Institute of Technology Pre-College program this summer, studying Pre-Med Biomedical Engineering. She is spearheading the establishment of a Health and Wellness Committee, organizing citywide events such as blood drives, suicide prevention fundraisers, and domestic violence awareness seminars. Madison is the captain of the varsity volleyball team, which she hopes to lead to the State Championships. Additionally she plays competitive volleyball and represented the Northeast Region at the USA Junior National Volleyball Tournament in Chicago. Madison's dedication to service and leadership has been recognized through her election as secretary for her high school student government. She is a certified Red Cross Lifeguard, enjoys gastronomy and surfs in her spare time. In the future, she hopes to advocate for health equity as a doctor, making healthcare accessible to all.