Robotics Education & Competition Foundation
Online Challenges

VRC Girl Powered Online Challenge Sponsored by Google

Girl Powered is an initiative to redefine the face of STEM by creating a more inclusive environment for all students within the robotics community. Together, with the support of the entire community, we strive to encourage equal participation of young women and men in competitive robotics. We want to use this challenge to show the robotics community at large just what it means to be a Girl Powered VEX Robotics Competition team!

Things to keep in mind for a successful submission:

  • When you hear the phrase, Girl Powered, what comes to mind? How is it reflected in your team’s approach to robotics?
  • Share how your team has taken initiative to create a more inclusive environment that attracts a diverse group of students.
  • Share how each team member has tried various roles on the team (everything from designing, to building, programming, strategy, awards, etc.). Explain what you learned through this experience.
  • How do you believe diversity of perspective changes your robot design, your team chemistry, and even your ability to succeed?
  • Who is your STEM role model and why? Does this person inspire you to have a more inclusive team / program? How?

We want compelling, engaging stories that give us insight into how you’ve taken the Girl Powered initiative and incorporated it into your experience on a VRC team. The benefit of having a diverse team will become apparent through your individual stories.

 

 

 

Entries

 

Girl Powered 9623K

Kd3nc3

The Girl Powered Online Challenge for West Ashley High School team 9623K

Read more

 

Girl "Mainstay"

alextangchao

This submission describes our team's performance on Girl Powered.

We have two very intelligent girls in our team, and they are indispensable for our team's work. Their contributions together help our team make progress in VEX. So this part carefully describes what precious attributes they have on them and why they're so important to us in great details.

Read more

 

Girl Powered; Powered by Girls

johcop7875

This entry is a Girl Powered chaenge entry for the team 9623M. It describes my experience in robotics as well as I possibly can. 

Read more

790X - The Ultimate Guide to Girl Powered

790X

Hey everyone!  This is Molly and Zoe from 790X and this is our GirlPowered submission.  Take a look at our pdf for The Ultimate Guide to GirlPowered!  Good luck to everyone in the competition!  

Read more

 

Bringing the Thunder to Robotics

kmusselman

             Bringing the Thunder to Robotics

 

"Yeah, it's true, girls do like pink. I think there's a lot more to us than...


 

Empowering Women Together

potarah@gmail.com

SEE IMAGES OF US AND THE FULL PDF ESSAY BELOW

Read more

 

Bringing the Thunder to Robotics

kmusselman

             Bringing the Thunder to Robotics

"Yeah, it's true, girls do like pink. I think there's a lot more to us than...


 

95 Ma'am: The STEM Sisters

CECTriBots2017-18

As an all girl team, 95 M is dedicated to inspiring young girls to believe in themselves and encouraging others to participate in STEM fields and opportunities. We want everyone to see STEM as a place they can succeed if they so wish.  

Read more

 

750W Girl Power Challenge - Jasmine Parekh

750wrobotics@gmail.com

Hello! This is 750Ws Girl Power Challenge. This features one of our members and her journey in the robotics world along with her fellow team members.

Good Luck to everyone this season! 

Read more