Lira becomes first African to be turned into a Barbie doll

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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Mpho Pitsi
Mpho joined Justza.com team in August 2019 after studying Media Studies at the University of Venda.