However, what I will say that, looking at the Frida Kahlo doll, there are two things that stand out to me missing: where is her unibrow and where is her mustache? With more and more mothers anxious about the type of role models that the popular culture throws up for their daughter, Mattel is taking this step of creating 17 new dolls to honour real-life women achievers and role models through its one-of-a-kind commemorative Barbies under their Shero programme. The Inspiring Women series includes educational information about the contributions that each woman made to society, so children can learn while they play.
In Britain, which is celebrating 100 years since women won the right to vote, a flashmob will descend on London's St Paul's Cathedral to honour suffragettes including Emmeline Pankhurst who were pivotal in getting women the vote.
Toy maker Mattel is hoping a handful of new Barbie dolls will help improve it's bottom line and reverse its reputation for perpetuating unattainable beauty standards for young girls.
'Sex and the City' Star Cynthia Nixon Eyes NY Governor's Race
The spokesperson said many concerned New Yorkers have been encouraging the actress, an outspoken political activist, to run. A Nixon candidacy would inevitably also been seen as another chapter in the long-running feud between Mr.de Blasio and Mr.
Your favorite feminist heroes and Bindi Irwin are going to be Barbies!
Patty Jenkins, 46, filmmaker; American.
The line of dolls featuring contemporary real-life role models, being introduced by Mattel in honor of International Women's Day on Thursday, also includes soccer star Sara Gama, designer Vicky Martin Berrocal and dancer Yuan Yuan Tan.
PNB scam: ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma to be questioned
ICICI Bank is the leader of a consortium of lenders to Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Gems , and has an exposure of ₹500 crore. Kochhar and Sharma will appear before the (SFIO) in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon, sources in the agency said.
Right now the three dolls in the historical Inspiring Women line are currently available for pre-order, and will be available for purchase in the coming months.
Barbie just released 17 new dolls inspired by real-life groundbreaking women from a variety of fields.
Johnson, meanwhile, arguably the first black woman pioneer in mathematics, worked for NASA and was given a tribute in the 2016 movie "Hidden Figures". "[She] brings its message of being who and what you want to be into our ever-changing world, from inspiring the limitless potential in every girl to inspiring the limitless potential in every person". Other Shero dolls honor fashion designers, journalists, actresses and entrepreneurs.
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying communications satellite
However, the launch was delayed to allow time for more checks on the pressurization system for Falcon 9's payload. The first stage, meanwhile, fell back into the atmosphere but no attempt was made to recover the rocket.