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“I am very grateful that I get to contribute to building religious freedom around the world via my efforts with IGE. I believe our approach to alleviate social issues due to religious intolerance through relational diplomacy is one that empowers both nations and IGE. I believe our approach of relational diplomacy is one that brings about peaceful social change, and one that reflects Christ’s love. I am very grateful to be a part of such a great organization, and sincerely enthused to contribute.”

Christine Shiau

Research Associate

Christine Shiau is a research associate and is passionate about combating social injustices around the world.  Prior to joining IGE, she was a research assistant in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Psychology Department and has interned with the American Psychological Association and Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles, CA. She has also served as a tutor with Little Lights Urban Ministries. In addition to interning at IGE, Christine also works remotely as the Program Manager at Visionary Youth Center (Los Angeles, CA).

Christine has a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California with a concentration in macro and mezzo social work. She is a native of the Washington metropolitan area and currently resides there.

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