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FIRST
September 2, 2010

For over 15 years, I've been involved with numerous activities/programs to encourage engineering at the pre-college level. This program does more to further that cause than any other program. However, it is much broader than that. It provides many kids who follow other paths with a good start in practical technology (in the broad sense of the term), math, science, and, of course, engineering. Many kids have learned they have abilities they were never aware of. It should be in every school.

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I've personally talked with many kids to have been 'turned around' by this organization. Many have matured more quickly and leaned professional habits much earlier than their peers. I seen the excitement is brings to learning.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Since 1999 I had numerous roles as a judge, judge advisor, developed judge manual, headed planning committee for FIRST in Silicon Valley.