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Christina Li

FIRST Alumna, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 217, The Thunder Chickens, of Sterling Heights, Michigan
White House Science Fair participant

FIRST works! The FIRST continuum includes the FIRST Robotics Competition, where Mentors guide students as they build giant robots to be the best at the ever-changing field game. However, FIRST is not only about robots; it's about learning. On my team 217, The Thunder Chickens, I learned how to code from our Mentors. FIRST gave me the skills and confidence to help change lives in my community. As a result, I was inspired to create Hello World, a tech camp to help close the gender gap in engineering and introduce more girls to computer science.


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