IndianaFIRST Mission Statement

To inspire young people to be leaders in STEM industries by engaging them in exciting mentor-based robotics programs that build hard skills in science, engineering and technology as well as valuable 21st Century skills such as communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity. Through the development of a statewide organization, IndianaFIRST will make Indiana a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program leader.

FIRST Vision

“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, Founder, FIRST