Meet Gaby Tovar #FIRSTLikeAGirl Alum and Mentor

Meet Gaby Tovar, from Toluca City, located in Mexico State. She is the teacher, Head Coach for the PINK HAWKS, FRC 6606, Game Announcer and MC for FRC events, and field reporter at the 2018 FIRST Global. Hello! First of all I would like to thank the Exploding Bacon,...

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Meet Danielle Boyer #FIRSTLikeAGirl Alum and Mentor

Meet FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4384 alum Danielle Boyer! We found her through an article written about her experiences by SOLIDWORKS. We had the pleasure to interview her to share her story. Tell us about yourself and how are you involved with FIRST? My name is...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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How You Can Help?

#FIRSTLikeAGirl is Team 1902’s effort to empower girls to pursue STEM and become and remain a part of the FIRST community.

  • Use #FIRSTLikeAGirl on Social Media
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