NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: A view of the Ibtihaj Muhammad barbie on display during Glamour Celebrates 2017 Women Of The Year Live Summit at Brooklyn Museum on November 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Glamour)

Ibtihaj Muhammad is no stranger to making history. In her 2016 Olympic debut with Team USA, Muhammad became the first Muslim-American athlete to compete in a hijab.
Now, she’s inspiring a new Barbie doll — the first Barbie to wear a hijab, according to Mattel.
Thank you @Mattel for announcing me as the newest member of the @Barbie #Shero family! I’m proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab! This is a childhood dream come true #shero pic.twitter.com/py7nbtb2KD
The doll was announced at the Glamour Women of the Year Summit Monday, where Muhammad was honored as part of the “Barbie Shero” program, which recognizes female pioneers and innovators. The doll will be available in fall 2018, according to Mattel spokesperson.
Previous honorees include director Ava DuVernay, Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, dancer Misty Copeland, and model Ashley Graham. The doll was made in …
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