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Meet The 2021-2022 FIRST® Youth Advisory Committee

FIRST® students utilize their skillsets to inspire their communities and the greater global FIRST community. On the FIRST Inspire blog, meet the members of the 2021-2022 FIRST Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Youth Advisory Committee, formed to help empower youth voice and leadership within FIRST, and hear why they’re working to ensure all students have a place in FIRST.

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Build the Future Spotlight: Girls of Steel

Students from FIRST® Robotics Competition Team “Girls of Steel” are on a mission to empower everyone to believe they are capable of success in STEM. The team’s accessible fitness device, BuzzBand, received a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams grant. With Disney and Lucasfilm, we’re sharing their story as part of our Build the Future powered by Star Wars: Force for Change initiative.

Read more about “Girls of Steel” and other FIRST teams building a better, more inclusive future for everyone.

FIRST Store: 10% Off This Week

It’s a great time to stock up on exclusive FIRST and FIRST® FORWARDSM presented by Qualcomm apparel and accessories available in the FIRST Store. Now through Friday, January 28, enjoy 10% off your entire order with promo code NEWYEAR. No minimum purchase; shipping excluded.

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