YUVA Mauritius is delighted to announce its pivotal role in training and sponsoring Team Mauritius for the upcoming Robotics Olympics 2023.
The event, organised by FIRST Global, will bring together teams from 162 countries in a captivating showcase of technological innovation and collaboration. The competition is scheduled to take place in Singapore this October.
Team Mauritius comprises five talented young participants and two dedicated adult mentors, all of whom have undergone rigorous training and preparation under the guidance of YUVA Mauritius. The NGO has demonstrated its commitment to fostering local talent and promoting the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education.
“We are immensely proud to support and mentor Team Mauritius as they embark on this incredible journey to the Robotics Olympics 2023. Our organisation’s mission revolves around nurturing the potential of young minds and empowering them to excel in various fields, especially in the realm of technology and innovation. This competition provides a unique platform for our youth to showcase their skills and represent Mauritius on a global stage.”Dr Krishna Athal, Founder and Executive Director of YUVA
The Robotics Olympics 2023 promises to be a highly competitive event that challenges participants to collaborate, innovate, and solve complex problems through robotics and automation. With YUVA Mauritius’ expert training and generous sponsorship, Team Mauritius is well-prepared to compete alongside international peers and make the nation proud.
“We are grateful to YUVA Mauritius for their unwavering support and guidance throughout our preparation for the Robotics Olympics 2023. The journey has been enlightening, and we are excited to represent our country while learning from and engaging with young talents from around the world.”Devesh Takoor, Team Mauritius Mentor
YUVA Mauritius has consistently demonstrated its commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and excellence among Mauritian youth. Through initiatives like this, the organisation continues to pave the way for a brighter future where young minds can thrive and contribute to technological advancements on a global scale.
About FIRST Global
FIRST Global is a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity established by the founder of FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), Dean Kamen. OUR MISSION is to inspire leadership and innovation in youth from all nations by empowering them through education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — also known as STEM.
By nurturing cross-cultural communication and cooperation among high-school students around the world through STEM, we empower them to collectively tackle the world’s most pressing challenges and come up with solutions that improve quality of life for all. The FIRST Global Challenge is our mechanism for doing so. By bringing these future STEM leaders together in an engaging and collaborative competition that drives home the importance, excitement, and applicability of STEM education, FIRST Global is using robots to build kids that have the self-confidence, skill sets, imagination, courage, and vision to do important things.
FIRST Global also strives to convince the various national governments and organizations of the world to embrace STEM education, and to support it by investing in their young adults who will soon begin to make their marks in the world.