Today is International Women’s Day!

And to mark the occasion, the makers of Barbie have turned a group of amazing female role models into dolls.

And to mark the occasion, the makers of Barbie have turned a group of amazing female role models into dolls.

The list of modern-day and historic women heroes includes:

Bindi Irwin – Conservationist, Australia
Ashley Graham – Model and Body Activist, USA
Chloe Kim – Snowboarding Champion, USA
Frida Kahlo – Fine Artist, Mexico

Patty Jenkins, Filmmaker, USA
Nicola Adams Obe – Boxing Champion, USA
Ibtihaj Muhammad – Fencing Champion, USA
Amelia Earheart, Aviation Pioneer, USA

Hui Ruoqi – Volleyball Champion, China
Katherine Johnson – NASA Mathematician and Physicist, USA
Misty Copeland – Principal Ballerina, USA
Helene Darroze – World-Renowned Chef, France
Sara Gama – Soccer Player, Italy

Martyna Wojciechowska – Journalist, Poland
Gabby Douglas – Gymnastics Champion, USA
Xiaotong Guan – Actress and Philanthropist, China
Ava Duvernay – Film Director, USA
Yuan Yuan Tan – Prima Ballerina, China
Leyla Piedayesh – Designer and Entrepreneur, Germany

Bindi Irwin told the Herald-Sun in Australia that she’s “honoured to be part of the Barbie family.”

Meanwhile, Ashley Graham wrote on her Instagram that she’s proud that her Barbie doll version has “thighs touchings, round hips, arms and tummy.”

 Source: The Hits

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