Barbie Showcases 18 New Dolls Based On Inspiring Women & We Are Totally Here For It

Our love for Barbie dolls just got crazier!

Or at least mine did. I’m 24, and I’ve been a Barbie addict for as long as I can remember. I mean, I had like 50 different dolls, and I loved every one of them. And now that Mattel has announced to unveil the new Barbies inspired by some famous female personalities from all over the world, I am totally drooling over them!

That’s right. Women’s day inspired barbies! Barbie has observed over 8000 mothers to reach the conclusion of what kind of role models women want for their daughters. And now we know all of them. The company has decided to release these beautiful dolls inspired by real-life heroines.

Senior vice president and general manager at Barbie says:

Girls have always been able to play out different roles and careers with Barbie and we are thrilled to shine a light on real-life role models to remind them that they can be anything.

Each “Inspiring woman’ doll comes with educational information about the way each of these ladies molded the society for a better future for the upcoming female generation. So check out these role model dolls cause’ I’m sure it would be hard as hell to pick your favorite one!

1. Frida Kahlo – Artist.

She was a Mexican artist who created self-portraits, portraits, and works inspired by natural beauty and artifacts of Mexico. Her work often had strong autobiographical pieces which combined realism with imagination.

2. Amelia Earhart – Aviation Pioneer.

Amelia Earhart was the first American female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean. She set many records, has written best-selling books about her flying experiences and created an organization for female pilots. She has received numerous awards for her attainments.

3. Martyna Wojciechowska – Journalist.

Martyna, a Polish journalist, T.V. presenter, traveler and writer who completed Seven Summits in 2010.

4. Hélène Darroze – World-renowned chef.

A French chef owning two Michelin stars and three restaurants.

5. Ashley Graham – Model and body activist.

Ashley is an American plus-size model. She has been issued on the covers of famous fashion magazines such as Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour.

6. Patty Jenkins – Filmmaker.

She is an American film director and screenwriter who has won and been nominated for numerous awards for her films Monster and Wonder Woman.

7. Katherine Johnson – NASA mathematician and physicist.

An African-American mathematician who made additions to the U.S. aeronautics and space programs with the early utilization of digital electronic computers at NASA. In 2015, Johnson was awarded with the Presidential medal of freedom.

8. Yuan Yuan Tan – Prima ballerina.

Yuanyuan Tan is a Chinese ballet dancer; the prima ballerina of San Francisco ballet.

9. Sara Gama – Soccer player.

Sara is an Italian football defender of Congolese descent. She plays for Juventus of the Italian serie A. She is also the member of the Italian national team and participated in the 2009 European championship.

10. Leyla Piedayesh – Designer and entrepreneur.

From Iran, Leyla’s first experience with fashion, professionally, was as the editor of “Designerama” television format at MTV Berlin. In 2003 she began playing with her own designing skills by creating her own knitted accessories.

11. Ibtihaj Muhammad – Fencing champion.

She is an American sabre fencer and a member of the U.S. fencing team. She is best known for being the first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab and competing on behalf of the United States in the Olympics.

12. Bindi Irwin – Conservationist.

Irwin is an Australian artist and conservationist. She is the daughter of the late conservationist and T.V. personality (and my personal favorite) Steve Irwin.

13. Guan Xiatong – Actress and philanthropist.

Also known by her English name Traey Miley, she is a Chinese actress known for her roles in many famous movies and television series.

14. Chloe Kim – Snowboarding champion.

Chloe, an American snowboarder who became the youngest woman to win the 2018 winter Olympic snowboarding medal at the age of just 17.

15. Gabby Douglas – Gymnastics champion.

An American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the women’s national gymnastics team in the U.S. At the 2012 summer Olympics she won gold medals in various competitions.

16. Ava DuVernay – Film director.

She is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, film-marketer and distributor. At 2012 Sundance film festival, DuVernay won the U.S. directing award becoming the first African-Amercian woman to win this award.

17. Hui Ruoqi – Volleyball champion.

A former Chinese volleyball player. She is the Outside Hitter and the fifteenth captain of China women’s national volleyball team and plays for Jiangsu.

18. Nicola Adams Obe – Boxing champion.

Obe is a British professional boxer; the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title. She is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medalist in the women’s flyweight division.

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