Do you know a female FIRST participant in high school who would love to learn more about opportunities in STEM? Help her attend the FIRST Ladies Conference at the University of Iowa next month. It will include opportunities to learn, network, and tour local STEM labs. Find out more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Do you know a female FIRST participant in high school who would
Paula Rogers Appleton
Mary Fabian Jensen
Feng Wu
How are FIRST VISTAs making a difference? Our FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Mfoniso Ekong has made a huge impact this year at the brand new Milwaukee, WI site. Working with the support of the Argosy Foundation locally, Mfoniso has started 8 Rookie Teams, raised $25,602 in cash donations, and $835 in non-cash services and goods. #AmeriCorpsWorks
How are FIRST VISTAs making a difference Our FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Mfoniso
Helen Flatau
Jane Blau
"Women account for some 20 percent of engineering graduates, according to Harvard Business Review, but a huge portion of them either quit or never enter the profession."

If you can offer words of advice/encouragement for rising #womeninstem, please leave them in the comments.
Women account for some 20 percent of engineering graduates according to Harvard

Historic Rejection Letters to Women Engineers

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Lydie Drake
Julienne LaChance
Sean Egmon
ICYMI: here's your first glimpse at the new FIRST Tech Challenge game, FIRST RELIC RECOVERY! Need-based grants are available now for new and returning teams. Join the adventure and learn more today: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Zac Levinson
Ben Smith
FTC Team 10908
FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Program makes an Impact! Find out more about how they do it here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Program makes an Impact Find out more about how they do it here:
Hitting the road this summer? Here are 20 of the best science podcasts to download before your next road trip!
Hitting the road this summer Here are 20 of the best science

The 20 Best Science Podcasts - GeekWrapped Blog

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Amy Mackinson Hess
Here's your first look at the 2017/18 FIRST Tech Challenge game, FIRST RELIC RECOVERY! Join the adventure, and see if you are eligible for a need-based grant: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Mason Harper
Zach Evans
Joseph Michels
The world premiere of the teaser video for the upcoming FIRST Tech Challenge 2017/18 season is tomorrow at noon ET!
The world premiere of the teaser video for the upcoming FIRST Tech
It's time to assemble your #stemsquad and join the FIRST phenomenon! Registration for the 2017/18 season is now open for FIRST teams (grades K-12). Get started today: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Thanks to Cheddar for having FIRST President, Don Bossi, on last week to talk about the thrill of #FIRSTChamp and the amazing impact of FIRST.
Thanks to Cheddar for having FIRST President Don Bossi on last week

Don Bossi speaks about the nearly 30,000 students from around the world have been competing at two robotics championships hosted by STEM nonprofit FIRST.

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"When girls feel safe, comfortable, and encouraged by role models, they build confidence in their abilities and dive into technical math and computing projects." - Eva Longoria
When girls feel safe comfortable and encouraged by role models they build

Eva Longoria: This Is Why We Need More Latinas In STEM

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Sossity Blanks
Annette Heppe Ries
Barbie Nelson Bolden
Get excited and #makeitloud! Registration for all programs is officially open for the 2017/18 FIRST season! [ Firstinspires.org Link ]

#stemsquad roll call: let us know if you registered your team in the comments below!
Get excited and makeitloud Registration for all programs is officially open for
Seema Moreno
Lisa M. Furman
The Flourish & Bots Project
Are you a new or returning FIRST Tech Challenge team? Need-based grants are available for the upcoming 2017/18 season! Be a part of the innovation generation, and apply today: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Michelle Sieber
Data Wolves
Yup, it's already time to get the #stemsquad back together because today is #OpeningDay for team registration! All FIRST programs can register for the 2017/18 season starting today at noon ET. Check out the new and improved registration dashboard, and get ready to #partylikearobot this season: [ Firstinspires.org Link ]
Yup its already time to get the stemsquad back together because today
For the 6th year, the United States Air Force is offering an unique three-day leadership program for FIRST Mentors. There's still time left to apply - deadline is is May 20!
For the 6th year the United States Air Force is offering an

Air Force Leadership Training Program

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Lisa Wallace
Jeremy Cole
Marjie Lynn-Stager Jenkins
Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! More than half of lead FIRST Mentors and Coaches are teachers who do double-duty to tirelessly support their students in the classroom and in the FIRST workshop after school (thank you!). We hope you'll take a moment to #thankateacher today!
Happy TeacherAppreciationDay More than half of lead FIRST Mentors and Coaches are
Ezra Christensen
Zac Levinson
Quantum Loft
10 Women Making Their Mark in Science [ Ow.ly Link ] #actuallivingscientist #womeninscience #womeninstem
10 Women Making Their Mark in Science actuallivingscientist womeninscience womeninstem

10 women making their mark in science

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