Dr Vivienne Mitchell-Amata: From scrubs and stethoscope to gown and crown

By Jairo Rodrigues

Coming from an existence of working in the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit and doubling as the hospital’s gender-based violence point person, Dr Vivienne Mitchell-Amata was far more accustomed to scrubs, hospital gowns, healing, practising emergency medicine and listening. Yet today, she wears, with pride, not just her stethoscope, but the Ms Guyana Renaissance 2012 Crown.

According to the doctor, her interest in the Ms Guyana Renaissance Pageant began three years ago when she was invited by her former classmate to join the audience. Little did she know then that three years later  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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