Just ahead of International Women’s day, Barbie is introducing 14 new dolls, inspired by modern-day role models.
Some of these Barbie dolls include Chloe Kim, 17-year-old snowboarding Olympic-Champion, 46-year-old director of ‘Wonder Woman’, Patty Jenkins, 19 year-old Bindi Irwin, conservationist and daughter of late Steve Irwin, 35-year old UK boxing champion, Nicola Adams, and more.
Mattel, the company over Barbie, is also introducing the “Inspiring Women” doll series, which highlights impactful woman in history. Aviator Amelia Earhart, Mexican-artist Frida Kahlo and African-American mathematician, Katherine Johnson, who made contributions to NASA are some of the dolls in this collection.
In a statement, Senior Vice president and general manager of Barbie Lisa McKnight said, “As a brand that inspires the limitless potential in girls, Barbie will be honoring its largest line up of role models timed to International Women’s Day because we know that you can’t be what you can’t see.”