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Dreams are worth the effort: How a nurse in Costa Rica is lifting up other ethnic minority women

21 March 2022
Portrait of a smiling woman looking at the camera.
Caption: “I want to be remembered as a woman of African descent who always dreamed and fought for what she wanted, despite her circumstances”, explains Siannie Palmer Miller.
Photo: © Gabriela Rodríguez, Juan Manuel Fernández/UNFPA
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