She is among power women including Kristin Chenoweth, Emmy Rossum, Trisha Yearwood, Lucky editor-in-chief Eva Chen, and fashion designer Sydney “Mayhem” Keiser featured in the “Sheroes” series of dolls.
DuVernay has been nominated for two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, five Critics Choice awards, eight NAACP Image Awards and five Independent Spirit Awards and stands as a forerunner in her industry.
Thx to all who celebrated black girls, women filmmakers, natural hair + a good tennis shoe via this doll. Happy. xo! https://t.co/4U5KOhrinL
— Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) December 8, 2015
— Ava DuVernay (@AVAETC) December 7, 2015
Social media is abuzz about the doll and its popularity, with some lamenting the fact that they couldn’t purchase the doll before it sold out. Check out a few updates below:
— Allison Seymour (@Fox5DCAllison) December 8, 2015
— Sherri Williams (@SherriWrites) December 7, 2015
So I may have screamed just a little at my desk (mind you we’re on an open floor plan) when my order for the @AVAETC Barbie went through.
— Alexis Reliford (@lexreliford) December 7, 2015
— blackmuses (@LanaeSpruce) December 7, 2015
— CBS Ent Diversity (@CBSEntDiversity) December 7, 2015