Trailblazers, in doll form: Barbie marks International Women's Day with new releases
The brand announced on Tuesday that it has chosen 17 modern-day and historic role models to honour with a doll in their likeness.
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A trailblazing film director. A snowboarding champion. A pioneering mathematician for NASA. An iconic artist. Barbie is marking International Women's Day by
The brand announced on Tuesday — a day before International Women's day — that it has chosen 17 modern-day and historic role models to
The 14 new honorees of the brand's "Shero" program are: Patty Jenkins, director of "Wonder Woman;" Chloe Kim, who won an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding last month at age 17; Bindi Irwin, the Australian conservationist; British boxing champion Nicola Adams; Turkish windsurfing champion Cagla Kubat; French Michelin-starred chef Helene Darroze; Chinese volleyball champion Hui Ruoqi; German fashion designer Leyla Piedayesh; Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa; Polish author and journalist Martyna Wojciechowska; Italian soccer player Sara Gama; Chinese actress and philanthropist Xiaotong Guan; Chinese ballerina Yuan Yuan Tan; and Vicky Martin Berrocal, Spanish designer and entrepreneur.
The brand's new "Inspiring Women" series is
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