Oluwaseyi (“Seyi”) Adeyinka
Oluwaseyi (“Seyi”) Adeyinka is a medical student, public health researcher, and full-spectrum doula. She is currently studying at the New York University School of Medicine and previously earned a Masters of Public Health and Bachelors in Anthropology at Yale University. Her past research examined prenatal care satisfaction in high risk pregnant women in American Samoa. She has also conducted research on teenage pregnancy in the US and in Mexico exploring the role of stigma, risk factors, and prevention program implementation.
She is member of the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, an international organization of young people committed to promoting youth sexual and reproductive rights at national, regional, and international human rights meetings, and training youth advocates around the world. She is also the host of Diasporadic, a radio show on Newark Radio Co-Op that highlights the African diasporic roots of house and techno music.
Her current work focuses on integrating medicine, doula work, and reproductive justice to mitigate maternal health disparities and to foster empowering reproductive health experiences for all.