Sophie Thiébaut has lived in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood since 2003. She has worked in various community organizations in the South-West borough since 2001 : the CEDA, the Carrefour d’Education Populaire de Pointe-Saint-Charles, and the community board Concertation Ville-Emard/Côte Saint-Paul, where she coordinated the Operation Galt development program. Her involvement in this community led her to the Mobilisation Turcot movement, of which she became an integral part. Sophie Thiébaut holds a bachelor’s degree in Project Coordination and Social and Communitary Organization (Paris) and Master’s certificate in Social Economy (UQÀM). Mrs. Thiébaut is particularly interested in citizen participation and community development, environmentalism and the fight against poverty. Mrs. Thiébaut has a 6 year-old daughter who attends a daycare facility in her neighbourhood.