Ava DuVernay is the mega-talented director of the film Selma.
She's the first black female director to have her film nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
And just generally really inspiring. “There’s something very important about films about black women and girls being made by black women. It’s a different perspective," she said in an interview with the Huffington Post.
So it's no surprise that DuVernay was recently honored at the Variety Power of Women luncheon, and selected as one of six "Sheroes" by Mattel, the company that makes Barbie.
To show their appreciation, Mattel made a Barbie in DuVernay's image.
Complete with perfect braids and director's chair.
the resemblance is uncanny!
One problem, though. Unfortunately, the Ava doll isn't available to the public.
So you'll just have to get your Ava D. realness other ways.