Episode 007: Chandra

This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Chandra Hicks, a toy designer who has been designing for Barbie for over a decade. Listen as we discuss:

  • The challenges (and perks!) of working for a large corporation
  • What it took to become a Barbie designer
  • How Chandra made the decision to switch from Engineering to Toy Design
  • The obstacles and joys of being a working mom
  • How Mattel is working to be more inclusive with their toy offerings and also some updates on Barbie's personal life

Music Credits:
Theme song - Jazz from the Kitchen by Nikitaka

RECIPE: Chandra's Tropical Smoothie
Servings: 2

1 banana
2 kiwis
1 orange
1 mango
1 handful of spinach
1 cup pineapple juice

Blend and serve! This has probably been the easiest recipe to both make and write to date on this podcast. Enjoy!