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Don Bossi @don_bossi New Hampshire, USA

President, @FIRSTweets. Tech exec. Lifelong learner. Proud @MIT_Alumni. Husband. Father. Wrangler of one hyper-active Boston terrier.

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Joined Twitter 11/29/15


A special thank you to the Hasbro HQ, Lucasfilm, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Industrial Light & Magic engineers &… https://t.co/9YdN5lBBYJ
11/14
2019
Thank you to @Soledadobrien for inspiring us all at the #FIRSTInspireGala and for your incredible support of… https://t.co/ivOVFxSBFj
11/13
2019
Congratulations to #MakeItLoud Award Recipient @soledadobrien. From your reporting work on @CNN to @RealSportsHBO,… https://t.co/QDZxFeTAuyCongratulations to FIRST alum Tia Singh, recipient of the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award. Tia is following in the p… https://t.co/F5fu2XZsjEAvailable for auction tonight at the #FIRSTInspireGala: a clock built by Dean Kamen. This is the only pendulum cloc… https://t.co/gPnQwQhcmn
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11/8
2019
Looking forward to tonight’s #FIRSTInspireGala and celebrating our inspiring honorees, journalist @soledadobrien an… https://t.co/uVp1umpHuu
11/7
2019
#FIRSTAlumni are in terrific shape for the jobs of the future! https://t.co/Ipit8oD0KMCongratulations to @afterschool4all on 20 years of #LightsOnAfterschool, an event celebrating the importance of qua… https://t.co/oBRsGdCoyu
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11/6
2019
Congratulations to @afterschool4all on 20 years of #LightsOnAfterschool, an event celebrating the importance of qua… https://t.co/oBRsGdCoyu
11/5
2019
The FIRST Inspire Gala is coming up on Nov 7 in NYC! Attendees will have a chance to win tickets to the world premi… https://t.co/4xeF9nKuEo
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11/1
2019
Building Future Cities: FIRST Alum Tina Li on What Building Solar Cars Taught Her About Renewable Energy… https://t.co/fhj0Xc7cp0
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10/30
2019
Congratulations to this year’s @F1RSTglobal winning alliance, award winners, and all participating teams from aroun… https://t.co/NwGHQQhfZF
10/29
2019
Thank you @CollinsAero for your continued investment in @FIRSTweets to support the future STEM workforce and inspir… https://t.co/HxoU7U2yqAICYMI the @nytimes published this beautiful piece about Woodie Flowers' life and legacy of curiosity and kindness:… https://t.co/Lsl37E21Tc
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10/28
2019
Star Wars: #ForceForChange & @FIRSTweets have united to give fans ages 16+ the chance to design a Star Wars droid &… https://t.co/VGOtcSwGrq
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10/23
2019
“A skilled and thriving work force is one of our biggest weapons in the fight against terrorism and backwardness.”… https://t.co/3LIvv2y5GrIn this installment of #GalacticBuilders, learn how droids like K-2SO from #RogueOne are brought to life through… https://t.co/36Rdt5F3KU
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10/21
2019
Looking forward to honoring award-winning journalist, philanthropist, and longtime FIRST supporter @soledadobrien a… https://t.co/z1VxdTKV4R
10/18
2019
Like others, I was shocked & saddened by news of Woodie’s passing. Seeing the many messages of condolences & gratit… https://t.co/cnsMr0eX5U
10/13
2019
NEXT WEEK! Virtually tour a New Jersey-based @amazon warehouse with @DeejayKnight and FIRST. #STEM, #innovation, an… https://t.co/KGuY01FQA7
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10/10
2019
We had a great afternoon recognizing the 29 employees who have worked at @FIRSTweets HQ for 10+ years. Thank you al… https://t.co/xR4ZpEcKIqPhenomenal! BB-8 is impressively engineered, but wait until you see what the @FIRSTweets students built.… https://t.co/3J32eq19mu
10/9
2019
Congrats to the Blue Water Area Robotics Alliance on their new practice field at the @wallbanksprings campus in Por… https://t.co/qk6UBhBhUW
10/8
2019
I had a great visit recently with @KIPPNJ students & educators in Newark, NJ. KIPP NJ just started 7… https://t.co/MibY46ePu8
10/4
2019
I’m grateful to all the volunteers in the @FIRSTweets community who help build FIRST participants’ leadership and p… https://t.co/9PGT5pKH61
10/2
2019
Thank you @CharlieAckerman and everyone at @BoschUSA for hosting @FIRSTweets Strategic Partners in Charleston, SC,… https://t.co/Hf0p8NDx4MTerrific @BostonGlobe story about @FIRSTweets alum Jack Duffy-Protentis, who is legally blind. Encouraged by the co… https://t.co/wQxu8tTdiY
10/1
2019
Thank you to everyone in the FIRST community who advocated for this bill & all the legislators who supported it. We… https://t.co/KXYupNXAoH
9/30
2019
The Force is building with FIRST & @starwars! Read more about Galactic Builders, a new https://t.co/djVH8nZILn vide… https://t.co/FigetOk6wJ
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9/27
2019
#STEM at work! Virtually tour a New Jersey-based @amazon warehouse with FIRST and @DeejayKnight to see #innovationhttps://t.co/uUBaxf9J3A
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9/24
2019
#backtoschool: Consider robotics for your child! Enter by Sept 27 and you could win a FIRST Program Experience (val… https://t.co/59ZbINaVAd
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9/23
2019
Thanks to @nikkibaird and @Forbes for this terrific look at our partnership with @Disney and @starwars. https://t.co/4kNvpksaUY
9/19
2019
Thank you @MFoxCNBC for speaking with me for your great @CNBC article on teaching kids to think like an entrepreneu… https://t.co/iFgdNW2Hvv
9/18
2019
It's @firstlegoleague! "Amazon, Jeff Bezos bring Future Engineer program to Nashville public schools, provide finan… https://t.co/MfpNlWrgLq
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9/17
2019
Live from the Hoover Dam? Frank told me #INFINITERECHARGE isn’t a water game… #watergameconfirmed? Teams, you don’… https://t.co/UOgrgnyPKI
9/12
2019
Wow, what a driver station! That’s actually a $30k steering wheel from an Andretti Autosport Indy car (and… https://t.co/12gGRFwNTgThank you @LEGOFoundation for your incredible support of the @FIRSTweets and @LEGO_Education partnership. This vid… https://t.co/NYBexYlQLj
9/11
2019
Amazing! This video symbolizes just how far and wide the impact spreads when @FIRSTweets and @Qualcomm work togethe… https://t.co/9rwgYukTtG @C_A_A_T_S @HighTechKids1 @UMNRobotics Great to meet you, @C_A_A_T_S. Hope you have a great season! @UMNRobotics @HighTechKids1 Thank you #FIRSTalumni for volunteering and supporting the next generation! @FTCTeams @Qualcomm @HighTechKids1 @UMNRobotics Plus, this was our most inspiring release video yet! Thank you… https://t.co/9WZqDwdCipI enjoyed a fantastic start to @FTCteams #SKYSTONE presented by @Qualcomm at a terrific kickoff event hosted by… https://t.co/makuoVcTRP
9/10
2019
For @FTCTeams #SKYSTONE, we have challenged students to imagine futuristic cities & we can’t wait to see what they… https://t.co/7uK4WMAShP
9/7
2019
The FIRST community will be celebrating tomorrow’s @FTCteams kickoff all around the world. I’m looking forward to j… https://t.co/wsjYNde7fi
9/6
2019
A terrific “pay it forward” story from 3M: FIRST alum Rachel, who is now a @3M engineer, is inspiring students like… https://t.co/0dF7o4udAW
9/5
2019
#backtoschool: Discover new ways to connect with your students through hands-on robotics challenges! 🤖 Enter to win… https://t.co/ff5aXp6ppI
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9/4
2019
@RoboZoneShow @KetteringU Thank you, Pete, for a terrific interview!Thank you to @JohnDeere for supporting FIRST as a Strategic Partner and now a @FIRSTLEGOLeague Global Sponsor. We’r… https://t.co/AlkWghD4Q1
9/3
2019
These @FIRSTweets students are building the future. Special thank you to @ftc14191 and all the FIRST teams supporti… https://t.co/NBP712YZ3K
8/29
2019
Your amazing teachers will be even happier when they see the impact on their students! Thank you, @ColtonScience, f… https://t.co/TnzpaNamkS
8/28
2019
Hooray for terrific educators like you, @HeidiWhiteSipe! Congratulations on a successful first day. https://t.co/IcxYX7Aw8JWelcome back to school, educators! At FIRST HQ, we’re avoiding “rinse and repeat” approaches. It’s about looking at… https://t.co/RI80gPby4t
8/27
2019
Start your FIRST Tech Challenge season by ... winning! Enter the 2019 Kickoff Sweepstakes by 9/14 for a shot at com… https://t.co/aRPnkvkxjZ
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8/26
2019
Great post from @KevinSelf1984, who has made FIRST a “family affair” with his wife (a mentor) & 3 sons (all… https://t.co/YXx6SHARsl
8/23
2019
@firstlegoleague In the spirit of Discovery, this is a great year to explore something new. It’s shaping up to be o… https://t.co/nKeYXQUyvEI was impressed by their technical prowess of the @DOD_Outreach Service members I met, but what stood out most was… https://t.co/ExzYbVZyuiTwo recent stories about FIRST teams collaborating with @USAirForce have me reflecting on my biggest takeaway from… https://t.co/cgsFJiw5qj
8/22
2019
We are excited to add an earlier on-ramp for building STEM self-confidence & curiosity through FIRST. Developed w/… https://t.co/91VxcMcCK8Thank you @SalesforceDevs @SalesforceAdmns for supporting @FIRSTweets through this terrific learning initiative.… https://t.co/3WyTP3maq3
8/21
2019
Win a LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robot! 🤖 Complete your #CITYSHAPER season registration before Sept. 17. Three winners wil… https://t.co/7vMx3xm6mH
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8/20
2019
The excitement is BUILDING – get it? 😆 Join us at noon ET for a live #BOOMTOWNBUILD & #CITYSHAPER Challenge overvie… https://t.co/oUPVm0yKdv
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8/15
2019
My daughter recently reminded me about an easy way to support your favorite charity. If you shop at Amazon, use… https://t.co/FZP0DAfqBI
8/13
2019
The secret to coaching a @FIRSTweets team: When a student comes to you with a question, reply, “That’s a great ques… https://t.co/D5gEcRSOJpThank you to our entire community for making FIRST a @GreatNonprofits top-rated nonprofit for 2019! @FIRSTweetshttps://t.co/UpKee45ngr
8/9
2019
Save the date! On August 15 at noon ET, join us for a live event from the home of our program partner… https://t.co/WaHW1fkIAJ
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8/8
2019
Kudos to @FRCteams Stateline Robotics and all the @FIRSTweets teams working in their communities to make the world… https://t.co/wTdQf58VSt"Through FIRST, we truly hope kids develop the necessary technical and holistic skills to make the world a better p… https://t.co/gAHMRn3iSJ
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8/5
2019
Wishing all our FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams a terrific #CITYSHAPER and #BOOMTOWNBUILD season.… https://t.co/33zjPjJuuI
8/1
2019
Dean often says the only difference between science fiction and science is timing. The LUKE Arm is fantastic proof… https://t.co/IDWbA0HsLXCities like Pittsburgh with growing tech hubs can be built on fantastic FIRST teams like @TheGirlsofSteel. The… https://t.co/2Z5w72h05r
7/31
2019
Thank you to Katie Johnson and our entire FIRST Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Youth Advisory Committee for sharing… https://t.co/9koZLh7YYM
7/22
2019
Happy 50th anniversary to @NASA Apollo 11’s “giant leap” & here’s to many more ahead. Just as our parents’ generati… https://t.co/M3QcnlYZ35
7/20
2019
Welcome to all the @FIRSTweets Strategic Partners, Suppliers, Scholarship Providers and Dean’s List Winners joining… https://t.co/lMrxXOK5GX
7/17
2019
Reminded today of the incredible bravery and sacrifices of our troops. This Green Beret died in Afghanistan while I… https://t.co/lwnoBKU9QLI learned during my recent experience with #JCOC91 that the U.S. Military truly develops great leaders with strong… https://t.co/4OXJFofUGj
7/15
2019
@mabsmith @FIRSTweets Thanks so much, Melissa.
7/14
2019
Some personal news: Despite my ongoing passion for the @FIRSTweets mission, for a variety of reasons I have made th… https://t.co/YC1mJT0980
7/12
2019
Our strategic partner @Qualcomm works with FIRST to provide technology, employee volunteers, and direct grants to s… https://t.co/J2amKRUbc2
7/11
2019
"With tech progressing as fast as it is & our world facing some of the most complex challenges of our time, it’s in… https://t.co/k3zCxwBNHb
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7/9
2019
The ideas, the passion, the business savviness these teams showed should get the attention of smart VC firms. Don’t… https://t.co/r1xneSF6gY
Retweeted by Don BossiSo proud of our impact on the future @CANFIRST . Thank you @NavdeepSBains for your support of 🇨🇦 children and youth… https://t.co/SoiA89I3IK
Retweeted by Don Bossi @MrsDByers @CANFIRST @NavdeepSBains Terrific news. Thank you @NavdeepSBains for supporting @CANFIRST.
7/8
2019
Congratulations to @FIRSTweets mentor/coach Vinodh Gopal on being named @intel Inventor of the Year! “No matter wha… https://t.co/4D7bJU3CfA
7/5
2019
Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! Today, I’m thinking with gratitude about all the incredible military… https://t.co/EuphedGhdN
7/4
2019
Special thank you to our @FIRSTLEGOLeague #GlobalInnovationAward sponsors, including @BoozAllen, @LEGO_Education,… https://t.co/OjfedUabacCongratulations to all the @FIRSTLEGOLeague #GlobalInnovationAward Semi-Finalist teams. Like many throughout our… https://t.co/f3cTdjxFNnCongratulations to @FIRSTLEGOLeague #GlobalInnovationAward winner FrancoDroid from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and our… https://t.co/ziOHRDv32fGreat "Ask an Astronaut" segment with Emily Calandrelli @TheSpaceGal and @CollinsAero Senior Technical Fellow Dan B… https://t.co/znKgW76flG
7/3
2019
Having fun with @FIRSTLEGOLeague #GlobalInnovationAward teams and sponsors playing “Who wants to be an innovator?”… https://t.co/oXkK7j0BdqI’m excited to be in San Jose to celebrate the @FIRSTLEGOLeague #GlobalInnovationAward Semi-Finalists & their innov… https://t.co/L8t2RbkDVo
7/2
2019
There's still time to vote for the first-ever #GlobalInnovationAward People’s Choice! Tune in tomorrow at 4:30 pm P… https://t.co/BnT7dSM9Zu
Retweeted by Don BossiMore photos from Friday. After our mini @USMC Boot Camp at @MCRDSD, we wrapped up our #JCOC91 experience with a rid… https://t.co/bTxiWbcilX
7/1
2019
At Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego @MCRDSD, I survived the first 15 minutes of what it takes to become a Marin… https://t.co/gVXKsULokDIn San Diego Bay on the US Coast Guard cutter Aspen for a demo of boarding at sea and a search & rescue operation.… https://t.co/vG880pnzvp#WaterGameConfirmed ... for our #JCOC91 tour. "Operation Wet & Sandy" was a #NavySEALS training exercise with the N… https://t.co/0cWVowzIPw
6/28
2019
Great day w @usairforce: C-130 flight to @NellisAFB, pararescue demo, @AFThunderbirds hangar tour, K-9 team patrol… https://t.co/TLdGtL4rUmWe have just a few days remaining in our fiscal year, and what a year it’s been. We reached 570,000+ students from… https://t.co/IsPjtZl9e1
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6/27
2019
Fort Carson, our #JCOC91 @USArmy host, was fantastic. Even more impressive than the adv. tech & machinery are the a… https://t.co/Y8ebJXguU5Our @firstlegoleague Global Innovation Award Semi-Finalists have created incredible solutions to help humans live s… https://t.co/xZtbrvMI0B
6/26
2019
Taking in helicopter views at Fort Carson "The Mountain Post" with the Army's 4th Infantry Division. @FtCarsonPAOhttps://t.co/N8lfP4q5wV
6/25
2019

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