EL SEGUNDO, Ca. - A pilot.  An artist. An Astronaut and a NASA mathematician are just a few of the pioneering women Barbie is choosing to honor as a way to celebrate International Women's Day and the 60th anniversary of every girl's favorite doll.

18 historic and modern-day role models are being honored with dolls in their likeness.  The "Inspiring Women" series is celebrating:

  • Aviator Amelia Earhart
  • Artist Frida Kahlo
  • Astronaut Sally Ride
  • Mathematician Katherine Johnson

In addition, Barbie's "Shero" series will honor:

  • Wonder Woman director, Patty Jenkins
  • Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim
  • Conservationist Bindi Irwin
  • French Chef Helene Darroze

The dolls are available for you to pre-order.