Inspirational robotic Barbie

Mattel, the manufacturer of Barbie have brought about a new version of the doll which is supposed to encourage girls to pursue careers in sciences and engineering. Barbie first hit the shelf in 1959.

For almost 60 years Barbie has exposed girls to roles where women have not ventured said Lisa McKnight Mattel’s Senior Vice President.This was done with a motive to prove that girls can go to any field.The latest Barbie is a robotics engineer, a job that is predominantly occupied by men and Mattel has partnered with games platform Tynker to provide online coding experience.While playing with Robotics Engineer Barbie, girls can learn skills for the real world.