Christiana Bukalo is the initiator and co-founder of Statefree. Statefree is a non-profit that aims to empower stateless people by building community, increasing visibility and realizing the access to equal rights. In their work, Bukalo and her team follow a community-centered approach and therefore create spaces which allow stateless people to be centered in the conversations that concern them.
Furthermore, Bukalo is part of the board of trustees of the European Network on Statelessness and sits on the advisory board of the Democracy & Belonging Forum. She was recently named as one of 100 German “Faces of the Future“ on the Business Punk Watchlist 2023.