Barbie's career highlights

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition, the magazine has teamed up with Barbie to feature this image in its annual magazine, which hit stands Tuesday. Though both brands have been widely criticized for their depiction of women, <a href='http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/12/business/media/barbies-sports-illustrated-swimsuit-issue-causes-a-stir-online.html' target='_blank'>Mattel says</a> the move is an effort to celebrate entrepreneurs such as Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum who, like Barbie, "launched their careers in a swimsuit." Look back at some of Barbie's professions through the years.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition, the magazine has teamed up with Barbie to feature this image in its annual magazine, which hit stands Tuesday. Though both brands have been widely criticized for their depiction of women, Mattel says the move is an effort to celebrate entrepreneurs such as Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum who, like Barbie, "launched their careers in a swimsuit." Look back at some of Barbie's professions through the years.