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Personal Information

Name: Christina Anna Milcher (they/them)
Age: Somewhere end 30s
Currently living in:Reykjavík, Iceland
Currently occupied with:Working for Reykjavíkurborg; IWW Iceland; Andrými Primary profession:Organiser, Physiotherapist
Other things I dabbled with:Teaching English, web-design, baking and knitting, writing, research

Organising Experience

Labour organising
November 2013 - now
Several campaigns with the IWW Iceland; holding the position of secretary / treasurer

January 2019 - April 2019
Strike preparation and execution in hotels and bus companies (around 3000 workers) in Efling Union

Community organising
August 2019 - now
Organisier in the social centre Árskógar, City of Reykjavík

January 2018 - now
Organiser in the radical social centre Andrými

Physiotherapy related info

Specialisation in:
Mc Kenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy; Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF); Instructor for Jackobson's progressive relaxation technique

Work experience
January 2020 - 2021
Working as a "Hreyfistjóri" in Reykjavík health centre

January 2014 - 2018
Employed in Landspítalinn (University Hospital) Reykjavík, Iceland. Working in Vifilsstaðir a place for old people post-rehab.

August 2008 - December 2011 and September 2005 - November 2006
Position as a registered physiotherapist in the hospital of Blönduós, Iceland on a self- employed basis.

Master in Public Health
Bachelor of Health Science (Hogeschool van Amsterdam)

Other things I worked with

Teaching English
September 2007 - June 2008
Teaching afternoon courses if English as a foreign language in high and primary schools in Beijing, China (amongst others in Wulutong primary and Number 4 middle school) as well as private tutoring.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate
Academic IELTS 8.5 (of 9)

Wrote and maintain my blog.
I have played with Perl, HTML, javascript, Apache web-server, git, R and a little bit of shell scripting
Contributed packages of pagekite, jitsi and the pe_pplog to the Puppy Linux community.
This website is self-hosted

Other info

Countries traveled and languages learned
I have lived in Iceland, Ghana, Amsterdam, China and Chile
I have traveled on all continents but Antarktica, my two biggest trips were traveling from China through Mongolia to Moskau and from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego.
I speak fluent German (because I'm German) and English, good Icelandic and Spanish, some Chinese and Dutch.

Other interests
Photography, bread baking, knitting, Aikido and I have been seen playing my guitar on the street.