Barbie® recognizes all female role models. The Inspiring Women™ Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time; courageous women who took risks, changed rules and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. As a writer, author, activist, and teacher, Dr. Maya Angelou has received numerous awards and accolades including over 50 honorary doctorates, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a National Book Award nomination for her 1970 autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In 1993, she became the first African American and female poet to speak at a U.S. Presidential inauguration. Maya Angelou Barbie® doll is being presented to honor the history and impact of Dr. Maya Angelou's activism, work and achievements. Sculpted to her likeness and dressed in a head wrap and dress with floral print, Maya Angelou Barbie® doll features a curvy body and articulation for endless posing possibilities. With displayable packaging, this celebration of Dr. Maya Angelou's extraordinary life and work makes a great gift for Barbie® collectors and kids ages 6 years old and up. Doll cannot stand alone. Colors and decorations may vary.
- Barbie® honors writer, author, activist, and teacher Dr. Maya Angelou, whose numerous awards and accolades include over 50 honorary doctorates and a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
- Published in 1970 and nominated for a National Book Award, her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings continues to move readers around the world today.
- Holding a miniature replica of her prolific autobiography, Maya Angelou Barbie® doll wears a head wrap and floor-length dress with floral print.
- Additional accessories include a golden ring, bracelet, watch and earrings.
- This collectible Barbie® doll features a curvy body and articulation for endless posing possibilities and inspired displays.