Mattel's recent announcement of the addition of a Barbie doll with Down syndrome is a significant step forward in promoting inclusivity and representation in the toy industry. This move demonstrates Mattel's commitment to ensuring that children from all walks of life can see themselves reflected in their toys, fostering a sense of belonging and acceptance.
AMPLIFYING DIVERSE VOICES TO INSPIRE
System was born out of a desire to create a drinking experience that was inclusive, offering something for everyone, regardless of whether they were looking to consume alcohol or not. Co-founders Anthony Spina and Matt Sievers noticed a trend amongst their friends and family, who were often shifting between alcoholic and non-alcoholic offerings while socializing. They saw a world where it wasn't solely all or nothing when it came to drinking alcohol and decided to create a brand that reflected this.
Three women are breaking barriers and making a difference in their communities by providing access to quality hair care products through Beauty Genie vending machines. Ebony J. Karim, a graduate of Chicago State University, realized that many underrepresented college students, especially those in Black hair care deserts, lack access to affordable quality haircare products. She recognized the need to solve this problem and came up with the idea of vending machines.
Former Green Bay Packers player Jarrett Bush has made headlines again, this time for opening his own salon. The Blo Blow Dry Bar, located in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, will be Bush's latest business venture. The salon, which emphasizes diversity and inclusivity, will be the first of its kind in the state.