Day 4: FIRST
For more than 20 years, our partnership with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), has inspired thousands of young people to be science and technology leaders.
FIRST is an international youth organization that encourages interest in STEM degrees and careers through challenging robotics competitions that foster collaboration, cooperation, and professionalism. Since 2002, we have donated approximately $8.5M to FIRST teams, programs, and events across the country. BAE Systems employees have also donated countless hours to mentor teams and volunteer at FIRST events and competitions. Our partnership with FIRST® gives the company and our employees the opportunity to support interest in STEM – an initiative close to our hearts – by mentoring a new generation of scientists and engineers.