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Arrow Electronics and Colorado FIRST: Empowering STEM Leadership

Colorado FIRST’s success is built on the generous support of sponsors and volunteers who help ignite passion and interest in STEM education and innovation. We’re excited to spotlight the dedicated supporters and their unwavering commitment and visionary contributions. Stay tuned each month as we showcase a new sponsor integral to the thriving success of our organization.

Arrow Electronics: A Global Company with Local Roots

Arrow Electronics, headquartered in Centennial, CO, is a global entity with operations spanning 90 countries and over 23,000 employees worldwide, including approximately 1,500 in Colorado.

Arrow Electronics’ 2022 sales reached $37 billion by focusing on developing technology solutions that elevate businesses and daily life experiences. The company guides innovation for over 210,000 technology manufacturers and service providers. Their expansive portfolio covers the entire technology landscape, enabling customers to create, produce, and manage forward-looking products, striving to make the benefits of technology accessible to a broader audience.

Cultivating STEM Enthusiasts

Proudly supporting Colorado FIRST for nearly 12 years, Arrow Electronics recognizes Colorado FIRST‘s dedication to cultivating students statewide into robotics experts, critical thinkers, and future STEM leaders. As one of Colorado’s prominent employers, Arrow is keenly enthusiastic about the potential FIRST students hold for organizations like theirs.

For Arrow Electronics, Colorado FIRST is a pivotal partner in their STEM ecosystem, aligning with their commitment to backing organizations providing students with essential opportunities, resources, and tools for entering desired professions and achieving career aspirations. This includes a dedicated investment in programs fostering increased access to STEM education for girls, emphasizing confidence, and leadership development.

Arrow Electronics boasts a team of eager employees actively engaged with FIRST as volunteers, mentors, and judges. 

Arrow Electronics’ partnership with Colorado FIRST exhibits dedication to fostering global STEM leadership and empowering the next generation of innovators through impactful educational initiatives.

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