Mattel unveils line of dolls featuring powerful women for International Women’s Day

1:31 p.m Thursday, March 8, 2018 Atlanta Life
Barbie is honoring 14 modern-day role models as part of its Global Sheroes series ahead of International Women's Day.

Barbie has some inspiring company.

Mattel recently launched a line of dolls featuring powerful women in honor of International Women’s Day.

Mattel tweeted about the new “sheroes,” which include NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson; artist Frida Kahlo; Olympic snowboarding champion Chloe Kim; Chinese ballerina Yaun Yaun Tan; U.S. fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad; and Bindi Irwin, conservationist.

There are 17 dolls in all. 

The new group of dolls, called The Inspiring Women series.