Bettina is a freelance who writes about economics and politics for Die Zeit and other magazines. Her journalistic career started after studying microeconomics and finance when she joined Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), a German weekly. In 1991 she moved to London as the foreign financial correspondent for FAZ, leaving 25 years later to freelance. She wrote a book about her experiences of adopting from India – ‘Namasté my daughters’. Bettina likes creating ancestry books for families setting their experiences into historical context.