Silke originally comes from the beautiful Rhineland. She studied History, Geography and Spanish in Cologne and Havana. After moving to Berlin, she worked as a multimedia producer at the Jewish Museum Berlin and as a freelance photographer. She also studied photography part-time with Arno Fischer at the Fotoschule am Schiffbauerdamm and later completed her Master's degree in Science Communication at the TU Berlin. Since 2010, she has been working as a public relations officer at the FMP.