Whirlpool Corporation's Sponsorship of FIRST® Robotics Encourages Youth Interest in STEM Fields

Jan 13, 2017 1:45 PM ET

At our global headquarters, Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of FIRST® Robotics, providing local teams with challenge grants, materials and supplies, including Gladiator® GarageWorks tool chests. Our employees also spend thousands of volunteer hours coaching and mentoring high school youth to encourage their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as careers in manufacturing. In 2015, three area teams competed in the World FIRST Robotics Competition. 

This first appeared in Whirlpool Corporation's 2015 Sustainability Report, the full version of which is available HERE. Look forward to individual highlights from the report published within the next several months via 3BL Media.