International Women's Day, Barbie Launches A Variety Of Inspiring Female Characters
By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Thursday, March 08 2018 - 21:19 IWST
Celebrates International Women's Day, Barbie Launches Various Inspirational Woman Characters in the World (Photo: huffingtonpost)
INDUSTRY.co.id - US - Commemorating International Women's Day on March 8, 2018, Barbie doll launched various characters inspired by women in the world.
Quoted from huffingtonpost on Thursday (8/3/2018), as for the various characters that Earhart is the first female flyer to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, Mexican artist Kahlo is known for his painting style and his unique feminist activism and Johnson, in the movie "Hidden Figures" 2016.
As well, black women are good at math sciences and counted dozens of trajectories for NASA, including Apollo 11 flights in 1969 to the moon.
The doll, which is part of Mattel's new series called "Inspiring Women," was mass produced and sold in stores. Toy companies do not have exact dates when they will release the doll. However, each will present with educational information about the woman who inspired her.
"As a brand that inspires unlimited potential for girls, Barbie will honor her ranks of the most time-honored role model for International Women's Day, because we know that you can not be what you can not see," Lisa McKnight, Senior Vice President and General Manager Barbie.
Ahead of International Women's Day on Thursday, "Shero" Barbie also honors 14 modern role models from around the world. These dolls that celebrate women who have just broken the borders on their fields are not meant to be sold, but some very popular items have ended up in previous stores.
The 14 new Barbie women are celebrating with her Shero ranks including Olympic Snowboarder Chloe Kim, Patty Jenkins' Director Wonder Woman and Australian Wildlife Conservationist Bindi Irwin. And, including director Ava DuVernay, actress Emmy Rossum, ballerina Misty Copeland and gymnast Gabby Douglas.
"Girls can always play different roles and careers with Barbie and we're very excited to illuminate the real-life role model to remind them that they can be anything," Lisa concluded