While studying in Bolivia, Anna Maria Speciale, MSN, received her calling to international health. After graduating from George Washington University, she moved to Mexico City to work in a small community clinic in program administration. Upon returning to the United States, Anna Maria began YSN’s Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing program, and went to practice as a midwife in the Bronx before moving to Spain to complete her master’s in epidemiology and then demography.
Currently, Anna Maria is a technical advisor for the Department of Global Outreach at the American College of Nurse-Midwives. She continues to live her life with the YSN spirit of positive determination.
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