Barbie x Makers UK presenter Poorna Bell, hosts a panel discussion with BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge host Clara Amfo and poet Nikita Gill, inspiring young girls to achieve their dream career by trusting their inner voice and never listening to the word ‘no’. #MoreRoleModels #BARBIE60 #YouCanBeAnything
Barbie x Makers UK presenter Poorna Bell, chat to female engineer Yewande Akinola and scientist Mala Mawkin about their incredible careers and how they got started on them, at the Barbie Be Inspired Workshop. #MoreRoleModels #BARBIE60 #YouCanBeAnything
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It is not enough to simply tell them to vote
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