The global pandemic that the Covid-19 virus has brought upon the world is devastating. Many lives were lost and the medical workers are still battling to save lives all over the world. To honor and support these brave and inspirational people, Mattel has started a new project which is wholesome and awesome at the same time.
Mattel is one of the biggest companies in the industry of family entertainment and toy manufacturing. This company produces the world-famous ‘Barbie’ dolls. Their project was to create 6 custom Barbie doll figures to honor 6 female medical workers. They have been presented with the dolls as a ‘thank you’ from the company and at the same time, it gives the children of the world to have a new class of superheroes. Although they do not save lives in capes, they surely do in medical coats and attire! Scroll down to check out these dolls with their models.
Dr. Audrey Cruz is from the USA. She has been working tirelessly on the frontlines of Las Vegas. She has thanked the company for creating dolls modeled after healthcare workers so that children can grow up looking at real-life superheroes who save lives in the real world.
Dr. Jaqueline Góes de Jesus from Brazil. She was in a team that researched the gene sequence of the COVID-19 virus in Latin America.
Dr. Kirby White in Australia developed the gowns that allowed doctors and other medical workers to attend and be around COVID patients safely. This allowed the healthcare sector to work more closely with the virus in order to treat and research.
Professor Sarah Gilbert from England is a Professor in Vaccinology at the Oxford University. She is also a co-founder of the AstraZeneca vaccine which is now issued internationally.
Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa in Canada who was the psychiatry at the University of Toronto handled healthcare as well as issues of racism during the pandemic together.
Last but not least. TIME Magazine named her as one of the 100 most Influential People of the year 2020. She is Amy O’Sullivan from Brooklyn, USA, and she is a veteran nurse who treated the first COVID-19 patient in New York.