Barbie is marking International Women’s Day and inspiring girls to dream big around the world

Barbie is marking International Women’s Day and inspiring girls to dream big around the world

HONORING 12 GLOBAL FEMALE ROLE MODELS TO REMIND GIRLS THEY CAN BE ANYTHING by shining a light on women who are leaders in their respective industries of tech, wellness, STEM, education and more with one-of-a-kind Barbie dolls in their likeness. The global lineup of role models includes:

    • Shonda Rhimes (United States) – Founder of American Television Production Company Shondaland
    • Ari Horie (United States/Japan) – Founder & CEO, Women’s Startup Lab and Women’s Startup Lab Impact Foundation
    • Pat McGrath (United Kingdom) – Makeup Artist and Founder of Pat McGrath Labs
    • Melissa Sariffodeen (Canada) – CEO and Co-Founder of Canada Learning Code and Ladies Learning Code
    • Adriana Azuara (Mexico) – Founder of All4Spas
    • Doani Emanuela Bertain (Brazil) – Teacher and Founder of Sala 8
    • Jane Martino (Australia) – Chair and Co-Founder of Smiling Mind
    • Lan Yu (China) – Fashion Designer
    • Butet Manurung (Indonesia) – Founder and Director of SOKOLA
    • Sonia Peronaci (Italy) – Founder of Italian food website, ‘GialloZafferano’
    • Tijen Onaran (Germany) – CEO and Founder of Global Digital Women and Co-Founder of ACI Diversity Consulting
    • Lena Mahfouf (France) – Digital Creator, Videographer and Author of ‘Always