May-May Meijer (1972) studied communication science at the University of Amsterdam, completing a Ph.D. dissertation in communication science at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. During her doctoral research she was chair of the national Ph.D. council. After her graduation May-May worked as assistant professor for the working group on Philanthropy at the Vrije Universiteit.
May-May founded the peace organization Peace SOS in 2016. She want to see: A World In Which All Children Can Play. As chair of Peace SOS, May-May publishes articles promoting peace through peaceful solutions in well-known Dutch national newspapers. She wrote the book Inner Voices, and has also writes blogs at www.psychosenet.nl together with professor Jim van Os. She published articles in the academic journal Schizophrenia Bulletin of Oxford University Press about her experiences with psychosis and depression. May-May is mother of a thirteen-year-old son.