Christianne Boudreau

Founder, Hayat Canada Family Support

Christianne Boudreau is founder of the Hayat Canada Family Support organization and active participant in the Extreme Dialogue educational program. As a mother personally affected by the impact of violent radicalization processes in her own family she decided to give her own experiences a voice and step forward for other families sharing similar problems. Christianne has been featured in international media on various topics related to prevention and intervention with violent radicalization and is now counselling other families. She is also coordinates the mothers network “Mothers for Life” with Daniel Koehler of GIRDS, which brings together mothers of radicalized jihadis, to give them a stronger voice globally through active initiatives and events.  Christianne continues to speak and present at various international events to create a humanistic understanding and the importance of support and understanding for the families affected.