What Irish Women Would You Like To See As Barbies?
Just ahead of International Women's Day tomorrow, Barbie have announced a batch of new dolls based on real-life figures.
The "Inspiring Women" dolls come with educational information about the contributions each woman made to society.
They feature people like:
- Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
- Frida Kahlo, the renowned Mexican artist and activist, is another.
- Katherine Johnson, a pioneer in mathematics who broke barriers of race and gender
It will also feature this generation’s inspiring women like;
- Chloe Kim, the 17 year old Gold Medallist Snowboarder from the Winter Olympics
These “Sheroes” will include honorees from the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Turkey, France, China, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Italy and Spain BUT lads there is no Ireland in there.
With 86% of US moms worried about the type of role models their daughters are exposed to, we are committed to shining a light on empowering female role models in an effort to inspire more girls.— Barbie (@Barbie) March 6, 2018
Join us by sharing your role models using #MoreRoleModels. #IWD2018 pic.twitter.com/FnEuBsDh23
THAT is where we come in. We want you to nominate your Irish Shero that has inspired you. They can be in politics, sport, education, music, art TV, *coughs* radio, any field at all.
What about a Nadine Coyle doll and she comes with TWO passports and a special cry feature?!