Lena Divani was born in Volos in 1955 and apart from an author, she is the Associate Professor of Foreign Policy History at the Law School of Athens. She has published historical studies, a collection of short stories including the awarded “Why Don’t You Talk About Me?”, novels, books for children, as well as three theatrical plays. Her novel “The Women of Her Life” has been translated into Spanish, Turkish and Italian and has been transferred to television. She has collaborated with the Hellenic Culture Centre and served as Vice President of the National Book Centre of Greece.
She is a founding member of the National Commission on Human Rights and a board member of ERT, Greece’s National Broadcaster.