Seyi Adeyinka

29 years old

Key areas of interest

Reproductive justice, sexual and reproductive health and rights, access to services and treatment, stigma, sexual orientation and gender identity

Relevant Experience

Seyi has been active in the field of sexual and reproductive rights since 2012. She first became involved as an advocacy and organizing intern at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) where she worked on her college campus to engage her peers on reproductive justice issues. She has served as a Global Youth Advocacy Fellow for Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and participated in the Commission on Population and Development and Commission on the Status of Women at the UN. Seyi has guided both PPSNE and PPFA in strengthening their youth engagement programs as a Young Leaders Advisory Council Member. In her academic work, she has examined the stigma and challenges of teenage pregnancy prevention programs. Seyi also has experience working as an abortion doula.

Additional information

Seyi currently serves as the Project Coordinator for a research study examining the effectiveness of an intervention to improve mental health outcomes and lower HIV risk in gay and bisexual men in New York. She has a Master of Public Health degree from the Yale School of Public Health with concentrations in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Global Health. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Yale University.

In her spare time, Seyi likes to prepare elaborate meals, make DJ mixes, go to concerts, and practice yoga.

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