Olivia Wilde on parenting with purpose
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Olivia Wilde on parenting with purpose

At a recent panel at the United Nations, the actor, director/producer and activist weighs in on key global issues newly amplified by the latest Thomas & Friends series

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Making connections: The United Nations and <em>Thomas & Friends</em>
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Making connections: The United Nations and Thomas & Friends

Airing in over 160 countries and territories and 50 languages, the show’s new incarnation exposes preschoolers and their parents to key values like well-being, equality and more

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Inspiring the next generation of global citizens
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Inspiring the next generation of global citizens

Richard Dickson, Mattel’s President and Chief Operating Officer describes the global thinking behind a new collaboration between Thomas & Friends and the United Nations

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Engaging children from an early age
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Engaging children from an early age

Mattel’s Ian McCue on the collaboration behind the new Thomas & Friends

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Barbie teams up with Black Girls Code
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Barbie teams up with Black Girls Code

A Q+A with Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant on promoting STEM and coding skills

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Closing the dream gap
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Closing the dream gap

At Mattel, we believe that promoting and fostering gender equality begins with nurturing our universal right to dream—and play

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How to empower girls to reach for the stars
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How to empower girls to reach for the stars

An American Girl doll based on female NASA scientists engages children around STEM learning

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A cultural conversation–with Barbie
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A cultural conversation–with Barbie

A new documentary positions Barbie as an ever-evolving mirror of feminism in America

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Mapping the future of play
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Mapping the future of play

A Q+A with Dr. Jody Sherman LeVos, Mattel’s Director of Child Development and Learning

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Meet the activist toddler
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Meet the activist toddler

A Q+A with social entrepreneur and female empowerment advocate
Jess Weiner

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The value of guided play
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The value of guided play

A Q+A with early childhood development expert Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

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Coding for kids
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Coding for kids

Mattel and Tynker.com partner to get young children excited about STEM careers—and have a great time along the way

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Calling all role models
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Calling all role models

Barbie debuts new dolls to show girls what their own futures might look like

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