FIRST at Yale

Our Mission:

Our mission is to raise awareness of FIRST® Robotics at Yale University and to foster connections between individuals who have a background in FIRST or want to become involved in it. We help the Yale community stay engaged with FIRST through mentoring local robotics teams in New Haven, mentoring robotics teams globally through video calls, and volunteering at tournaments throughout New England, New York, and beyond.



Our Activities:

Mentor FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 7869
Direct Service
Mentor FRC Team 7869 the Fun Gang, a local team based in Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven.

Mentor national teams for FIRST Global Challenge
Direct Service
Mentor national teams through FIRST Global STEM Corps, assisting high school students in their robot building process in the FIRST Global Challenge

Volunteering at FIRST Events
Direct Service
Volunteering at FIRST Events in New England such as FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) competitions.



Student Leaders:

Esteban Figueroa - Coordinator/President

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