Chrissi Wilkens was born 1976 in Munich. Studies in sociology, social psychology and communications in Munich. Since 2003 based as a journalist in Athens, initially working in the international section of the newspaper 'Investorʼs World' and later as a correspondent and contributor for various German speaking media including Der Spiegel, Die Welt, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, FM4/ORF, Sonntagszeitung, WOZ. She is correspondent for Greece and Cyprus for the portal Eurotopics. She is focusing on social and politico-economic issues linked to migration, integration, labor, human rights, civil society, religion, culture, education, tourism, agriculture, media, history / memory, European integration.