Gudrun Kugler, a mother of three, has long been committed to Christian values in politics and society. From 2001 to 2004 she was the chair of the World Youth Alliance-Europe in Brussels and New York, an organization for strengthening the protection of life and the family. In 2004, she was awarded a PhD in international criminal justice. In 2005, she founded with her husband a consulting firm, Kairos Consulting for Non-Profit Initiatives. She is on the advisory board of the Fundamental Rights Platform of the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency which monitors the observance of human rights in the EU.