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“The idea of promoting STEM to young girls has been gaining major traction, with NASA releasing a virtual reality tour of its female employees jobs and STEM-based game GoldieBlox launching new chapter books with Random House. It isn’t just a popular notion, it’s an important one, with women making up only 24% of the STEM workforce in the US” – READ MORE
In order to underscore its messaging about encouraging young girls to pursue careers in STEM, YouTube parent company Google convened an advisory council for the series alongside the Geena Davis Institute On Gender In Media. Black Girls Code founder Kimberly Bryant, parenting author Rosalind Wiseman, Talk To Jess CEO Jess Weiner, and researcher Michael Cohen all served as advisers on the series to ensure that it modeled accurate, diverse, and positive relationships.”READ MORE

Most TV computer scientists are still white men. Google wants to change that.

Google points to Hyperlinked, an original series on Google’s YouTube Red. Girls who have seen the first season are 11% more likely to be interested in computer science careers than viewers who have not watched the show… READ MORE

‘Hyperlinked’ latest series aimed at STEM for girls

When Juliette Brindak Blake was 16, she wanted to do something for her younger sister, Olivia, and her friends.
Brindak Blake knew how tough middle school could be for girls, so she launched a tween social networking site called “Miss O And Friends.”
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“Meet L2M, your ultimate new #girlpower band. The group, composed of five fearlessly talented girls, should be on your watch list—literally. Today, their brand new show Hyperlinked hit YouTube Red and it’s the bingeable, smart show you *need* to start your summer.” – READ MORE

Girls just wanna get Hyperlinked!

Inspired by a true story, this YouTube Red Original Series follows the five stars of L2M as they come together to create their own website and deal with everyday issues like friends and relationships, as they work to make their website, Miss O and Friends, by girls for girls.” READ MORE

Miss O and Friends Creator Juliette Brindak On Her Early Success and Upcoming TV Show, Hyperlinked. 

Find out how Juliette Brindak formed a multimillion dollar internet empire when she was only 16, which led her to executive producing her own TV show at 28. READ MORE
“Parents need to know that Hyperlinked is a live-action series about a website called Miss O and Friends that’s created by teen girls to help their peers with issues relevant to them. The story is based on the actual evolution of the actual website…” READ MORE
“In addition to showing a diverse group of girls with sharp programming skills solving tech problems and everyday middle school issues, Hyperlinked will also feature fun pop tunes and dance moves which L2M is known for. Produced by Kids at Play and Miss O and Friends, the show is inspired by the true story of the Miss O and Friends website.READ MORE

DISNEY’ WANTS GIRLS TO LEARN TO CODE (AND DANCE) IN NEW SERIES “HYPERLINKED”

The show targets young girls who have something to say and gives them the push to use technology and social media to promote positive messages to other young girls. The series also uses music to further promote this message, making it easier to digest. READ MORE

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