Circle 1 Network specializes in reaching kids, tweens and parents around the globe through its unique and innovative virtual world, and other properties.  Jori and her company launched the first Web site for kids in 1995.  Since that time her work has evolved from cyberzine communities to virtual worlds and other platforms.  Jori is responsible for the company’s vision of creating and maintaining safe, fun educational experiences to engage kids and families.  The company has worked with the USDA, The Field Museum, The Tech Museum, The SunPower Foundation, Applied Materials, Michigan State University, NFL, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Roche Diagnostics and others in developing educational digital content.

Jori has spoken by invitation to the FTC on two occasions and also to the Department of Commerce regarding the development of laws for responsible marketing practices to children.  Recent coverage of her work on can be seen on, Virtual World News,, and Common Sense Media.


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