Inspiration Is Everywhere

FIRST Inspires: My Story

FIRST inspires students to be forces for change in their communities

FIRST ® RISESM powered by
Star Wars: Force for Change Season Teams

 
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Making our community a better place

Rogue Robotics

FIRST Robotics Competition team

 
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How I found my path forward

DeAnna Kinds

FIRST Alum

 
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Tesla invests in FIRST to support workforce development and future engineers

Melanie Sanchez

FIRST Alum & Mentor; Tesla Workforce Development & Education Programs Intern

 
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I donate to help FIRST build a better future.

Pam Wong

FIRST Alum, Donor & Volunteer

 
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FIRST is a Place Where I Belong

Eduardo Pineda

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 6647 "Voltec Robotics," Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

 
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FIRST helped me break out of my shell, lead, and teach

Jaci Brunning

FIRST Alum, Volunteer & Mentor

 
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FIRST helped me land a high-tech internship

Nicole Martindale

FIRST Alum, Volunteer & Mentor

 
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High school robotics team innovates to help the U.S. Air Force

Knob Noster High School

FIRST® Robotics Competition Team 6424 “Stealth Panther Robotics,” Knob Noster, Missouri 

 
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I learned to thrive in ever-changing environments

Jillian Bejtlich

FIRST® Alum & Volunteer

 
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My career path started with FIRST

FIRST Alum Joe Polin

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, & Donor

 
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I create innovative automated solutions as a software developer

Michael Hodson

FIRST Alum & Mentor

 
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Bringing STEM engagement to disadvantaged youth through community-based organizations

STEM Equity Grantees

FIRST Youth-Serving Organizations

 
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Gaining exposure and access to higher education

Carrie Ruddle

Pendleton County (West Virginia) 4-H

 
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Bringing schools together for STEM success

Heather Naviasky

Regional Manager of School Partnerships, the Y of Central Maryland

 
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Robotics opens doors for rural young women

Carolyn White

Grant and Public Support Manager, Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming

 
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