Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
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My experience in being part of a robotics team


Entry ID #: 5876
Created: Fri, Jan 11, 2019 3:44 PM

I’m a 15-year-old high school girl living in the city of Charleston, SC, I was born in Mexico and lived there for 10 years. Growing up I was taught that girls should dress nicely, be delicate, and be good housekeepers, but I knew that I could be more. I convinced my mom to sign me up to play sports. I have played sports for as long as I can remember and I always wanted to try new things and do my best. I was a natural leader in anything I did, I was confident... I heard at school that there aren’t many women in the field of engineering, I was interested and wanted to do more.   I asked my mom to sign me up for robotics and coding classes... I moved to Charleston 5 years ago and lost all my confidence because I didn't know the language... then I heard of the robotics team that we had at the school and choose to give it a try