Recognizing that women are underrepresented in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Haslett Robotics Club is committed to increasing the percentage of women pursuing careers in that area.
We strongly encourage the participation of girls in FLL, VEX IQ, and VEX, and we were proud to have an all-girl FLL team for the first time in 2013–the GearGirls. In 2016 VEX IQ introduced its first all-girl team — the Sassy Cats. In 2017 VEX proudly introduced their first all-girl team –Thieves of Steel.
As we see confidence grow and passion for science and technology sustained, our all-girl teams will continue to be part of the foundation of Haslett Robotics.
Our 2014 FLL teams included 21 girls and 25 boys, and we anticipate the increased participation of girls in FLL will carry over to VEX in future years.