The television premiere of the series is aimed at celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8).

The series is a nonprofit-led animation and live-action film project that promotes gender equality through the stories of young women around the world.

Each episode showcases how young women overcome challenges such as harassment, food scarcity, and early marriage, while highlighting the life skills they utilize to advocate for themselves and their futures.

Joining girls from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania is Nguyen Thuy Trang, the Vietnamese owner of the YouTube channel Sau Tivi, along with her beloved duck Bim Bim, in the series called She Creates Change.

Trang, born into a disadvantaged farming family in Tra On District, Vinh Long Province in southwestern Vietnam, used her elder brother’s smartphone to create humorous and heartwarming videos featuring herself, her pet Bim Bim, and snapshots of her daily life.

These videos quickly went viral on YouTube, propelling her to fame.

By the age of 20, Trang’s YouTube channel had gained 500,000 followers.

The six installments of the She Creates Change series will air at 8:00 pm (Vietnam time) on the Discovery Asia channel in Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, China, Taiwan, and Mongolia on March 8, 15, and 22.

An illustration picture of Nguyen Thuy Trang, a Vietnamese girl featured in the ‘She Creates Change’ film series. Photo: Room to Read

The films will also be presented to audiences in Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka on the TLC and Discovery+ India channels during this period.

She Creates Change is supported by a women-led creative team, which includes Nexus Studio, an animation, film, and interactive studio based in London, along with Emmy-winning director Martha Adams.

Founded in 2000, Room to Read is a global non-profit organization headquartered in San Francisco, California, with a focus on collaborating with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to improve literacy and gender equality in education.

Room to Read has positively impacted over 39 million children in 23 countries worldwide.

In Vietnam, Room to Read has established a close partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training to implement various programs that enhance language skills, foster a reading culture among students, and advance education for schoolgirls.

With a presence in 46 provinces and cities across the country, this global organization has positively transformed the lives of over two million Vietnamese children.