From 2008 to 2010, Christine was Program Coordinator with EWI’s Preventive Diplomacy Initiatives program, playing a key role in the establishment and development of EWI’s Parliamentarians Network for Conflict Prevention and Human Security. She also provided support to the Secretariat of the International Task Force on Preventive Diplomacy, which developed initiatives (including the Parliamentarians Network) to shorten the time between early warning and early, effective action to violent conflict. Christine first joined EWI in 2007 as an Assistant with the Global Security Program. Christine holds an M.A. in Philosophy and Master of Family and Sexuality Studies, both from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. She completed her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.