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Nabil Dabouz is a busy man. He's a former FIRST Global participant, a software engineering student at the Polytechnic Montréal, and a volunteer with the FIRST LEGO® League in Canada....

The all-girl Afghan robotics team — the Afghan Dreamers — made headlines in the summer of 2017 for being denied, then eventually waived, visas to attend the 2017 FIRST Global...

Participants hone their STEM skills in preparation for the FIRST Global Challenge, but the impact of their participation stretches far beyond their time with their robot. These youth are the spark...

“The number of women in our country that do STEM is very little. We as young girls, as the next generation, we need to change that… I believe that we...

The Tuxedo Pandas -- a high school robotics team from the United States led by Isabelle and Franky Marchand -- not only helped out during the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge...

Gryphons.exe is a high school robotics team in the United States that not only volunteered at the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge, but also went out of their way to help...

"I have always loved people from other cultures and nations so it was an easy jump to FIRST Global. When I heard about the program, I knew that I wanted...

"Volunteering for FIRST events means so many things to me. I started by volunteering to be a robot judge at a FIRST Lego League (FLL) tournament. It was encouraging to see...

Nathan has dyslexia. Kids with dyslexia often face difficulties in school and with their peers, finding it difficult to fit in and often being told they aren’t intelligent. The truth,...

Team Iran signed on to compete in the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge. The only problem? They couldn’t get a robot kit due to sanctions. Team Iran instead paired up with...

"I can build a robot, you can build a robot; together, we can build a robot. Robotics is not just for boys, but for girls, boys, and everyone." Meet Larissa, the...

Team Liberia faced many challenges on their way to participating in the 2017 FIRST Global Challenge. Yet despite a lack of electricity, an abundance of flooding, and no previous experience...

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