Inspirational New Shero Barbies Puts the “She” in Heroes!


To celebrate International Women’s Day, Mattel introduced a new series called “Inspiring Women” that honors historic women, as well as, several living legends such as Olympians Chloe Kim and Gabby Douglas.

The collection features women of current and past generations such as: Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and Patty Jenkins, to name a few. Mattel also added 14 new Barbie dolls as part of their “Shero” (she hero) line. Have a look at some of the women who have become immortalized as Barbie dolls!

Featured below is Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who made valuable contributions to United States Aeronautics and space programs.