DrOntario ICUs have 593 patients with COVID-related illnesses. Chika Stacy Oriuwa remembers dressing up her?Barbies as doctors, poets and performers when she was a young girl,?but none of the dolls looked quite like the woman she aspired to be.
Nowacknowledged tha, the Canadian physician, spoken word poet and advocate is not only living out her childhood dreamsSo what makes Gen X different?, but has a Barbie made in her image to show for it.
Oriuwa hopes the creation of a one-of-a-kind doll celebrating her success will show kids there aren’t any limits on their play or their potential.
“What is even more beautiful about this opportunity is that the Barbie is a Black female doctor that is made in my image,” said OriuwaThe most serious health crisis for decades, a psychiatry resident at the University of?Toronto.