Career Outfits

Fashion Model to Robotics Engineer

Barbie's Resume: 125 Careers So Far

Her first-ever job was as a “Teenage Fashion Model” in 1959, but she soon broke boundaries in male-dominated fields, playing Major League Baseball, programming computers, and rising to the rank of sergeant in the Marine Corps. She has even made a foray into space travel, reaching the moon in 1965, years before Neil Armstrong’s famous first steps.

Career Through The Years

"Barbie always represented the fact that a woman has choices"

-Ruth Handler

New Opportunities

Barbie recognizes girl-relevant careers in which women are traditionally underrepresented to show girls they can be anything and encourage discovery and exploration through play.

Barbie’s career line reinforces the brand’s purpose to inspire the limitless potential in every girl.

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