- Shelia Poole The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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.