At the end of the article, On Rebranding Barbie and Why Diversity Matters, by Tia S. Brown for ESPN W, Vice President of Global Marketing for Mattel Sejal Shah Miller, shares that a Gabby Douglas Barbie will be on the market in spring 2017!
I am not sure if the Gabby Douglas Barbie was already in the making or if the petition for it led to the doll becoming a reality. Either way, thanks, Mattel!
Hopefully Mattel will listen to those who have signed the current petition for an AA Silkstone® Ken and produce that doll as well.
Yes, doll diversity matters.
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