Barbie & Julia
"EVER SINCE COMING to this country as a 10-year-old immigrant, I wanted a Barbie," said Weybridge writer Julia Alvarez when she received a one-of-a-kind doll made in her likeness as part of Barbie's role model project recently. "Now 60 years later I get to be one! The best part of being recognized as a 2021 Official Role Model will be if Julia Barbie inspires little Latinx girls like me to become the best mujeres they can be."
Photo courtesy of Julia Alvarez