In order to celebrate its 60th anniversary this year, the company decided to honor women role models who in their own way have broken boundaries and stood out among the others.
As part of our ongoing commitment to #CloseTheDreamGap, we are honoring #MoreRoleModels from around the world than ever before. These women are breaking boundaries to inspire the next generation of girls. ???? Learn more: https://t.co/dDN166naY4. #YouCanBeAnything #Barbie60 pic.twitter.com/giiaPkvSS5— Barbie (@Barbie) March 6, 2019
Barbie has always shown girls that they can be anything!! On the occasion of her 60th anniversary, I am honoured to be selected as a Barbie Role Model to help inspire the next generation of girls!#Barbie60 #YouCanBeAnything pic.twitter.com/6cnAWtLvDs— Dipa Karmakar (@DipaKarmakar) March 9, 2019
Many people lauded this move of the company, check out their reactions:
The female role models we need. ?? https://t.co/xutgt7v5Tr— SL (@smyltr) March 9, 2019
Congrats Deepa ????????????????????— Vijay Singh (@vijaystambh) March 9, 2019
You are really an inspiration to the nation.
Wow this is amazing— Deepika Sharma (@deepika2105) March 9, 2019