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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, April 22

posted by lbrockway

Are you ready to bring your daughters and sons to work on April 22? And do think Barbie can inspire the new generation of young men and women to have awesome careers?


Barbie at Work.jpgThis annual event, according to the website, is meant to “focus on the competing challenges adults face integrating work and family. It is designed to allow parents, guardians, and mentors to share their work lives and introduce these issues to our nation’s daughters and sons.”

The original event 18 years ago was called ‘Take Your Daughter to Work Day.’ It was established to offer teenage girls exposure to career options and to help build their self-confidence and it was sponsored by the Ms. Foundation. Find out more on About.com.

The 2010 event has its own foundation–the “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Foundation”–that is the formal host the 18th annual Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day.”

One of the key elements is to “Get Inspired with Barbie.”  Here is how the official website explains it:

“With more than 120 careers on her resume, Barbie encourages girls to play out their dreams and explore the world and its possibilities. As lead sponsor of Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day, Barbie is inspiring a future generation of girls by helping bring them into the workplace and sharing experiences and stories from inspirational women leaders.”

 

I love the tagline: “120 Careers and Counting, Barbie Doll has proved there isn’t anything a girl can’t conquer or discover or overcome.”

See some of Barbie’s fascinating careers in this photo gallery on Beliefnet, Barbie’s Many Callings.

You can also see some of her spiritual incarnations in Beliefnet’s Spiritual Barbie Dolls photo gallery.

 



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