The newest member of the American Girl doll family has brains, beauty and out-of-the-world ambition.
American Girl worked with Dr. Megan McArthur Behnken, a NASA Astronaut; Dr. Ellen Stofan, former NASA chief scientist; Dr. Deborah Barnhart, CEO of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center; and Maureen O'Brien, the manager of strategic alliances at NASA, in order to develop Luciana's background story and product line.
Luciana will have products such as a Mars habitat and a flight suit.
Additionally, Luciana's story is chronicled in a chapter book series written by Erin Teagan and published by Scholastic.
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To celebrate the launch, stores including the pop-up shop at the Domain will host science demonstrations, crafts and giveaways on January 1. Last year, a doll called Gabriela McBride - a dancer, artist and poet - became the first African-American "Girl of the Year". A little girl in the audience eagerly said that she liked Luciana because "she is trying to inspire people". This is the first American Girl character that has a backstory completely focused on STEM.
In line with that, girls will also be able to unlock exclusive content in Luciana's realm for the first time ever, like space simulations and videos when the doll and her full product line of "STEM-inspired outfits and accessories" launch online and in stores January 1.
"Luciana is a role model for today's girls - empowering them to defy stereotypes, embrace risks and failures, and chart their own course in life - whatever the goal", Dickson added. The app is available to download later in January through the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Kindle. American Girl is also sponsoring 20 scholarships to attend Space Camp.
Named Luciana Vega, she'll be available to buy starting Monday.
On Feb. 4, the Rocket Center will host a Luciana launch party with special activities. (NASDAQ:MAT, www.mattel.com), a creations company that inspires the wonder of childhood.
The big reveal on Thursday stuck with the space theme, as Luciana descended from the ceiling while the lights went out in the studio. By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions and the praise and trust of parents and educators.
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