Carizon is proud to present:

Inspire Your Mind, an empowering youth-focused event hosted by Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa.

Carizon is honoured to have Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa , an accomplished physician, spoken word poet, and advocate for racialized and marginalized populations. Oriuwa is a professional spoken word artist. Working under the Hamilton Youth Poets, she has earned her place as a national slam poetry finalist twice. Currently, Oriuwa is also a resident doctor in psychiatry at U of T, where she’s aiming to complete further specialist training in neuro-psychiatry and neuro-inflammatory diseases. As a first-generation Nigerian Canadian woman, and the only Black medical student in her cohort, Oriuwa has become a vocal advocate for improving disparities in Black health and confronting institutional discrimination. A recipient of numerous prestigious awards and honours, Oriuwa was named on Maclean’s Power 50 List in 2022 and was recognized as one of Best Health Magazine’s “2020 Women of the Year”.