Lira took to Instagram to flaunt her recent award and, a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll.
As part of its 60th Anniversary, the Barbie’s Shero campaign which celebrates role models who inspire young girls to be all they can be awarded Lira with a Barbie doll making her the first African to be bestowed with this honour.
She expressed her gratitude on her post that read,’I am the very first African to be bestowed with this honour and I’m simply thrilled to be honoured in this way.”
Since its launch, the Barbie Shero campaign has since honoured six women with the award namely Ava DuVernay, Emmy Rossum, Sydney “Mayhem” Keiser, Eva Chen, Kristin Chenowoth and Trisha Yearwood.
Now South Africas vey own joined the list. Congratulations Lira.
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I am proud to announce that I have been awarded a one-of-a-kind Lira Barbie doll, as part of Barbie’s 60th Anniversary Shero campaign celebrating role models who inspire young girls to be all they can be. I am the very first African to be bestowed with this honour and I’m simply thrilled to be honoured in this way. #barbie60 #YouCanBeAnything #MoreRoleModels