Mar 08, 2019
By Andy Johnson
Among the many being honoured on this International Women’s Day is Canadian figure skating champion Tessa Virtue.
Mattel has included her in its “Closing the Dream Gap” programme by creating a Barbie Doll in her image.
The “Virtue Barbie” is among a group of 20 dolls Mattel has created to celebrate women’s accomplishments; recognizing women as truck drivers, cyclists, scientists and of course world champion figure skaters.
Virtue says she hopes the “Closing the Dream Gap” campaign furthers women’s progress.