As a writer, author, activist, and teacher, Dr. Maya Angelou received numerous awards and accolades including over 50 honorary doctorates, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a National Book Award nomination for her 1970 autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. And in 1993, she became the first African American and female poet to speak at a U.S. Presidential inauguration.
This Barbie Inspiring Women Maya Angelou doll pays tribute to this inspiring author, poet, orator, and activist. With a curvy body, a face sculpted to her likeness, and clothing inspired by her actual wardrobe, this doll is a beautiful representation; it even comes with a scale-sized version of her autobiography. It's sure to inspire people both young and old to dream big, just like Angelou did! This set includes a doll, a doll stand, a Certificate of Authenticity, and educational information about Angelou's role in history.