Dutch model Stiekema at the age of fifteen, she began her modeling career when she placed as first runner-up in the finals of the Elite Model Look in April 2008 in Prague. This earned her a contract amount of 100.000. She won the Dutch Model Awards in Amsterdam on May 22, 2008. Not long after, she signed with the Italian luxury brand Prada. Stiekema has also modeled for Jason Wu, Dior, and Donna Karan, and appeared in editorials for Vogue.
Stiekema resides in Tolbert. In December 2012, Ymre gave birth to a baby girl named, Lymée Anna Komdeur.