Tag: girls in FIRST


Crossing Bridges

Crossing Bridges – SHAD and FIRST Robotics by Kim Nguyen “FIRST” things first… did you get my lame joke? As comedic as I believe I am, let me give you a proper introduction. Hello! My name is Kim Nguyen, I am an International Baccalaureate (IB) Student enrolled at Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario and I have been involved in

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A Weekend to Remember

by Mehakdeep Khela, FRC Team 6387 — Discobots Canada On Saturday, May 28, 2017, FIRST Canada held a weekend for girls in FIRST. This weekend outlined struggles that girls face in the STEM fields and how to cope with these challenges. This weekend really helped me personally become stronger, realize my potential, and grow more resilient. There were many guest

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Dads for Daughters in STEM Campaign

The Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council (GIS EAC), an initiative of FIRST Robotics Canada, is proud to present the Dads for Daughters in STEM campaign. The role of a father on a daughter’s confidence level and openness to pursue a STEM career, has shown to dramatically impact her mindset and choices. It’s critical for both men and women to realize inherent

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