52: Supporting Girls From Around the World with the Power of Love, Giving, and Barbie with Natasha of the Barbie Girls Project
“It’s very important to me that girls can feel successful in their future, from their careers to their friendships.”
Natasha L. Polak (pronounced Paul-ic) is the founder of The Barbie Girls Project, a for-profit social enterprise that collects and donates Barbie dolls to girls in need. She is also a Christian author and freelance writer. Born in New England to Anglo-Indian parents, Natasha spent her childhood traveling the world, eventually moving to Indianapolis, Indiana in her teens. She is married to her high school sweetheart, and they have one grown daughter and a dog. She enjoys making memories with her family, reading, and volunteering with organizations around the community and online.
SHOW HIGHLIGHTS & TAKEAWAYS:
- The inspiration and mission behind the Barbie Girls Project.
- The power of sharing, donating, and giving from the heart.
- How she finds her dolls from people all over the world.
- How to donate to the Barbie to the Project.
- Her passion for empowering young girls and instilling confidence and hope.
- The psychology behind Doll Play and how it helps in the development of children.
- Barbie Backers.