FIRST Inspires Website
  • Technology is how we create wealth, how we cure diseases, how we'll build an environment that's sustainable and also gives people the capacity to pull more out of this world and still leave it better than when they found it.
    Dean Kamen - First Founder 
  • The FIRST program is a great vehicle for pulling kids together and inspiring them to build their own brand of competence. It’s a launch pad for the future of youth everywhere. FIRST breaks the mold for what students think they can do, opening their eyes and changing their lives.
    Dr. Earl Scime - FIRST Robotics Competition Mentor
  • To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.
    Dean  Kamen - FIRST Founder