GoldieBlox Releases Action Figure for Girls Because Girls Build Stuff, Too!

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Finally!

GoldieBlox has just released an action figure for girls and you won't see her sporting high heels or a pink skirt anytime soon.

In their powerful new holiday ad, girls are seen walking along an assembly line and each one is towing the line of what females are taught we're supposed to look like. In the background, a 'Big Brother Sister' (complete with glittery eye shadow and pink lipstick) tells them "You are beauty...and beauty is perfection."

Finally, one brave girl shatters the screen and the stereotype right along with it, as we're introduced to GoldieBlox, a female action figure who comes complete with a tool belt, a hammer and a 13-inch zip line.

Why? Because Goldie is an engineer, that's why! ...And why shouldn't she be?!

"In a world where men largely outnumber women in science, technology, engineering and math, girls lose interest in these subjects as early as age 8," their website explains. "Construction toys develop an early interest in these subjects, but for over a hundred years, they've been considered 'boys' toys. GoldieBlox is determined to change the equation. We aim to disrupt the pink aisle and inspire the future generation of female engineers."

We love this new action figure and everything it stands for, because girls build things, too. Some of the best things, actually. In fact, Cambio was #BuiltByGirls!
What Is #BUILTBYGIRLS?: Meet the Girls Who Rebuilt Cambio
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