Mattel Makes Role Model Barbies For International Women's Day

Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim, conservationist Bindi Irwin, and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins are among a group of women to be immortalized by Mattel in its latest line of Barbies. The company revealed 14 modern-day women and three historical figures it is recognizing for of International Women's Day, which is today. Other women in the new group of dolls, called The Inspiring Women series, include gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas, polish journalist Martyna Wojciechowska, NASA mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson (whose work was featured in the film Hidden Figures), and aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. Unfortunately, most of the dolls are one-of-a-kind and won’t be available for sale. You can pre-order a few of the dolls now through Mattel’s website for $29.99 each.


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