Christy Grace Provines

Christy Grace Provines is a Co-Founder of The 'MPOWER Project, an organization dedicated to anti-radicalization and the use of brand marketing and creative engagement messaging strategies to out-brand extremism.  Christy can be contacted at cgrace@mpowerproject.org.

Understanding Radicalization Through the Lens of ‘Identity Vulnerability’

What drives Islamist extremism in the West? What accounts for the so-called Islamic State's ability to recruit from Western democracies? While others have argued that global migration and the refugee...

Counterterrorism is Increasingly About Winning Hearts and Minds

While ISIS loses territory, many experts argue that the group is building a “virtual caliphate” online. Counterterrorism is now a battle for hearts and minds, rather than a pure...