Barbie® Business Bursary & Entrepreneur Barbie® #Giveaway

Entreprenuer Barbie

 

Mattel launches Entrepreneur Barbie® and First-Ever Barbie® Business Bursary program

My daughter is five years old and she wants to be a teacher… today.  Tomorrow she may want to be a rock star, but whatever she aspires to become, I will encourage her.  I have always believed that girls can become whatever they choose.  Growing up I spent countless hours playing with my favourite toy, Barbie®, as a lot of girls did.  Today, Barbie® is still a large part of my life because my daughter has taken over.  150th Career Doll celebrates women entrepreneurs, and shows us with Barbie®, ANYTHING is possible! 

The number of women entrepreneurs around the world is growing and the ratio of Canadian female entrepreneurs compared to men soared a remarkable 30 per cent over the last year and a half*.  A recent Canadian survey hosted on the Angus Reid Forum reveals that 70 per cent of Canadian women entrepreneurs believed that anything was possible when they were a young girl — a belief Barbie® advocates and is celebrating with the launch of her 150th career doll, Entrepreneur Barbie®, in Canada.

In honour of Barbie® founder and entrepreneur extraordinaire, Ruth Handler, Entrepreneur Barbie® follows in very big footsteps. Barbie® after all became an astronaut in 1965, four years before man walked on the moon, and first ran for President of the United States in 1992. Entrepreneur Barbie® has a mission, to inspire every child’s imagination and to empower children to follow their dreams.

Alongside the launch of Entrepreneur Barbie®, the first-ever Barbie Business Bursary program is being introduced to inspire children to not only dream big, but to believe that those dreams can become a reality. The Barbie Business Bursary program is a national search for Canada’s Next Young Entrepreneurs, and a celebration of can-do spirit designed to spark the growth of Canada’s next-gen of leaders.

 

Barbie® – Building Tomorrow’s Stars Today

The Barbie™ Business Bursary encourages Canadians to nominate a budding entrepreneur – yourself, children, siblings, cousins, students or friends – under the age of 18, who demonstrates true entrepreneurial spirit, from now until September 1, 2014. To enter the national competition, simply visit the www.barbie.com/mydreams and share your or your nominee’s entrepreneurial dream.

Barbie will select ten amazing nominees and post their video profiles on Barbie™ my Dreams; and a jury panel will then select three winners to receive a $2500 Barbie Business Bursary to fund their big ideas.

Entrepreneur Barbie® is now available on amazon.ca, toysrus.ca & walmart.ca and will be available at select toy retailers nationwide this August.

 

Entrepreneur Barbie® Giveaway!

To celebrate the launch of Entrepreneur Barbie® and the First-ever Barbie® Business Bursary program, Modern Mom is giving away, to one lucky reader, an Entrepreneur Barbie®  This contest is open to Canadian Residents, 18+ years of age.  Contest ends August 4th.  Entries are verified, please complete the ones you do commit to.  Good luck!
 
 
 

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Comments

  1. Angela Mitchell says

    My daughter wants to be a detective or librarian, although it changes all the time. Last week she wanted to be a waitress:)

    • says

      Does your little one practice “Let it Go” or “Build a Snowman” very often? Mine sings these songs continuously. Good luck!

  2. Brandee H says

    My son is still too little to have that one figured out. Right now he just to get big so he can go to work with mommy :-) My niece would like to be an artist though

  3. Anne Taylor says

    Talked with the wee one today and today she want’s to be a “gymmist” or gymnast, whichever you prefer lol

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