May 16, 2011

Hot Off The Barbie® Press No. 20

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Move over, Mike Brady: Now Barbie’s an architect too
Over the years Barbie has had more than 125 jobs, from teenage fashion model (her first) to four runs as a presidential candidate. The latest career on this icon’s impressive resume? Well, she can design your next Dream House — Barbie's a newly minted architect. And Architect Barbie owes her existence to the efforts of two persistent women, [Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie].

Architect Barbie comes to this year's AIA Convention in New Orleans
During the segment, Architect Barbie is featured on set as the news anchors note Barbie’s presence at the AIA convention, including the Dream House competition. Additionally, the female anchor comments that Architect Barbie is “really cool” and an inspiring message to young girls. The remainder of the segment highlights details and accessories of the doll as well.

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