Author Archive | Elise


#FIRSTLikeAGirl 2018 Women in STEM Panel & Workshop

Houston: Friday, April 20, 2018 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM | GRB – 370 Detroit: Friday, April 27, 2018 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM | Cobo – 260 Presenter: Cassie McIntyre, Director of Corporate Partnerships, FIRST FIRST is excited to present the 2018 Women In STEM Panel and Workshop. Interactive, engaging, empowering, inspiring, and collaborative are just a […]

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5,000 #FirstLikeAGirl buttons at 2017 Champs!

Thank you to the following FIRST teams for helping to distribute #FIRSTLikeAGirl buttons at both champs! FIRST LEGO League 8265 Bacon Builders, 1920 FlufflePuff & 17355 Thunderbolts FIRST TECH Challenge 4962 Rockettes & 9789 TOXIC FIRST Robotics Competition 1902 Exploding Bacon, 5816 GraV, 180 SPAM, 2974 Walton Robotics, 4188 Columbus Space Program, 2996 Cougars Gone Wired, 1296 Full Metal Jackets, […]

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#FIRSTLikeAGirl Buttons

At the Orlando Regional, Exploding Bacon handed out more than 400 buttons.  Team members, mentors and regional volunteers came by our pit to request them. We handed out more at the Bayou Regional, even to FIRST President, Don Bossi. We are raising money to make sure we have plenty to hand out at our pit […]

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Encouraging Girls in STEM in Israel

Spikes 2212 partnered with us to create our first international #FIRSTLikeAGirl video, but they did not stop there. They created a promotional video to encourage other teams in their area to also create #FIRSTLikeAGirl videos and share the stories of more girls on FIRST teams in Israel.  To date, there are 3 #FIRSTLikeAGirl videos published from […]

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