Tag: Barbie

Breaking Boundaries and Closing the Dream Gap: Naomi Osaka, Yara Shahidi and More are New Barbie ‘Sheroes’

Photo: Mattel As Women’s Equal Pay Day approaches on April 2, we’ll hear powerful research findings about the wage gap and other persistent disadvantages to women’s equality and earning power. But few are aware of the research that revealed the Dream Gap, which suggests girls can be affected by limiting self-beliefs at as young as […]

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barbie gives inclusivity another try with new wheelchair and a prosthetic limb

barbie is making moves to broaden the definition of beautiful. in june, mattel will debut a doll that uses a wheelchair and a doll with a removable prosthetic leg as part of its barbie fashionistas line. the american toy manufacturing company has made a habit of listening to consumer demands in recent years, releasing barbies with more diverse […]

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