Barbie debuts one-of-a-kind dolls in likeness of six women who are ‘heroes of the pandemic’

‘My wish is that my doll will show children careers they may not be aware of, like a vaccinologist,’ says Dame Gilbert.

Barbie is honoring six women who are “modern-life heroes of the pandemic” with one-of-a-kind dolls made in their likeness as part of its  #ThankYouHeroes program announced Wednesday.

The six women are “experts in their fields who have shown unprecedented courage during a challenging time,” according to a Mattel statement sent to USA TODAY.

Read the full article