Linnea Celik is a specialist in sexual and reproductive public health and human rights, a communicator, and is the founder of the Menstruation Museum. Born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, she completed a Master’s Degree in Public Health at Amsterdam Free University in 2016. Specialised in human rights and sexual and reproductive health, she wrote her Bachelor thesis about sex education in Turkey, and her Master’s thesis on contraceptive literacy in Uganda.
Passionate about human rights, Linnea has worked in the non-profit sector in San Francisco, Amsterdam, and Stockholm. Most recently, she worked in health policy communication at Health Action International in Amsterdam. Previously at Not For Sale in San Francisco, she assisted a work-readiness programme for at-risk youth and survivors of human trafficking.
Linnea has long-held interest and skills in graphic design and writing. With a passion for learning and teaching, this drawn her into the field of communication. In Amsterdam, Linnea has held professional workshops in social media strategy. She has also held classes and lectures with youth and children in San Francisco, Amsterdam, and Stockholm.
Linnea is passionate about the Menstruation Museum Amsterdam to share knowledge about menstruation. She believes that de-stigmatisation of menstruation can significantly improve overall menstrual health and life quality of menstruants worldwide.