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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


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/N8lfP4q5wVAt @EngageforGood, I had a great conversation with @PatrickOBarnes @JohnDeere, @prcontrerasmke @ROKAutomation, John… https://t.co/O7LV0yTB8P
6/25
2019
20 teams from five countries are vying for the #GlobalInnovationAward, honoring stellar solutions for the… https://t.co/h0fJkfQzYh
Retweeted by Don Bossi“Training prepares you for the expected; Education prepares you for the unexpected.” Great quote from Army Lt Gener… https://t.co/awoZOH5jtnI’m excited to be part of the @DeptofDefense Joint Civilian Orientation Conf. Our briefing had teasers like “Operat… https://t.co/glabOBZ3gv
6/24
2019
The FIRST National Advocacy Conference is a wonderful opportunity for our community to learn how to advocate for… https://t.co/HYlDO5eUGT
6/23
2019
We’re honored to have @LonnieGJohnson, with his unique experience and passion, on our FIRST Board of Directors. Gre… https://t.co/OmF5A3ajAFGreat Q&A with Dean on changing the #STEM culture with FIRST: "Kids don’t become great at sports because they learn… https://t.co/zk6iDl667n
6/22
2019
Great idea, @KevinSelf1984! Good luck to @FRCteams @Team9956 and their robot “Stitch” as they throw the first pitch… https://t.co/OlovxYYZBk
6/21
2019
To learn more about the Bionic Wolves, read this Inspire blog post from team coach Kenny Bae, who shares how his st… https://t.co/140vLxIoD8
6/20
2019
In @eetimes, @ROKAutomation’s @DaveVasko1 shared how @FIRSTweets helps students apply technology & build critical c… https://t.co/liDJyFbi9z
6/19
2019
@DOD_Outreach @DeptofDefense Thank you for the opportunity. I look forward to meeting everyone next week! #KnowYourMilThis summer at our FIRST HQ office in Manchester, we’re excited to welcome 7 interns – and they’re all #FIRSTAlumnihttps://t.co/y2yMNq9DAL
6/18
2019
As the @USArmy turns 244, I’d like to thank the Army veterans, soldiers and families who have answered the call to… https://t.co/YHFFecqyCmIn prep for #JCOC19, I came across this video by Austen Alexander about his experience choosing the military that r… https://t.co/eXRbWi6l4rI’m excited to share I was selected to participate in the @DeptofDefense 91st Joint Civilian Orientation Conference… https://t.co/aINIrsTPvA
6/17
2019
Looking forward to honoring Soledad O’Brien this November 7 at the 2019 @FIRSTweets Inspire Gala in NYC.… https://t.co/pH4aaK0V4u
6/13
2019
Happy #PrideMonth! @LGBTQ_of_FIRST's @TAWexler, a FIRST alum & volunteer, wrote about what it means to celebrate… https://t.co/lz4gaVQsz2
6/11
2019
What offseason? This week, over 400 FIRST field members and staff are gathering in New Hampshire for the FIRST Comm… https://t.co/LsouGATCw6I was honored to be a male ally at the Girls in STEM Conference this weekend, organized by @kimucooper & @CANFIRSThttps://t.co/nJbxnHVbAO
6/10
2019
@Peace____04 @FIRSTweets Thank you! You can email marketing@firstinspires.org with your request for a print copy.This reminds me of a point Dean Kamen makes on growing FIRST: Every 4 yrs, we lose a gen of HS students who otherwi… https://t.co/ImAqxYkgTC
6/7
2019
Kudos to the @FIRSTweets community! Over 300 U.S. Reps have co-sponsored a House bill to instruct the Mint to issue… https://t.co/kthxxwyDbg
6/6
2019
Great advice for manufacturers from @PlexSystems on how to nurture the future of the manufacturing workforce throug… https://t.co/Po9v2TC30x
6/5
2019
Our FY18 Annual Impact Report features stories of breakthroughs from the @FIRSTweets community & highlights FY2018… https://t.co/kttZ1x0OFV
6/4
2019
FIRST Selected by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to Strengthen National K-12 STEM Education and Outreach:… https://t.co/nF2TOKv4Fk
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6/3
2019
Good advice from National Parks Foundation CEO Will Shafroth in his keynote at @EngageForGood yesterday: how experi… https://t.co/rLLhySMsqaHad a great time yesterday @EngageForGood with @PatrickOBarnes, @prcontrerasmke & John Blazey discussing how compan… https://t.co/AX8QagVSko
5/31
2019
At @EngageForGood? Swing by the Pacific Ballroom as I speak to @PatrickOBarnes @JohnDeere, @prcontrerasmkehttps://t.co/LpJnj8d6bW
5/30
2019
How can businesses generate awareness about the possibilities provided by careers in manufacturing? It includes deb… https://t.co/m8RglWpboi
5/29
2019
How are companies using volunteerism and mentorship to develop/evaluate staff? Excited to moderate a panel on the t… https://t.co/zduc0mQHzk
5/28
2019
Thank you @Telemundo47 for speaking with me for this great story featuring the @FRCTeams program at… https://t.co/s7xpNUeCfQ"There are many ways to be an effective teacher, just as there are many ways to be an effective coach. But all good… https://t.co/FDVLwgZdjo @PatrickOBarnes @FIRSTweets Thanks, Pat. And thank you for 10+ years! @MrsDByers @CANFIRST @FIRSTweets Thanks, Dorothy. I always truly enjoy working with my friends @CANFIRST!I feel like a young pup, seeing how long many of you have been inspiring! I always say that working with incredibl… https://t.co/pAfVHbf06P
5/24
2019
Looking forward to speaking next week @EngageForGood with @PatrickOBarnes, @JohnDeere, @prcontrerasmke,… https://t.co/068v15XM5cFIRST students and alumni: Check out these 8 great tips from @ROKAutomation to make the most of your next internshi… https://t.co/BbhvGzhqX7Enjoyed connecting with the RoboLobos @FRC5052 during #NIWeek. They're a National Instruments-mentored FIRST Roboti… https://t.co/VmVU8jTu3c
5/23
2019
I’m proud that I have been “inspiring for 6 years” through FIRST, as of today. This ribbon is part of our tradition… https://t.co/BeBVACHCSC
5/22
2019
Great discussion today on diversity & inclusion in the STEM pipeline at the #NIWeek Diverse Voices Furthering Innov… https://t.co/ZRuJkdV7lbJust weeks ago, you were building robots & community with your FIRST friends & now… Congrats & best wishes to all g… https://t.co/bifNCsSnVsNice to see FIRST Strategic Partner @BoschUSA on stage during the #NIWeek Opening Keynote describing how another FI… https://t.co/4MHoAEbkcz
5/21
2019
Terrific example of #morethanrobots: The Franklin High School robotics team runs Karma Korner, a thrift shop with f… https://t.co/8dNCEn9Suu
5/20
2019
Looking forward to #NIWeek 2019 in Austin, where I’ll be speaking at the Diverse Voices Furthering Innovation Panel… https://t.co/VXIqf7UPNCGreat Q&A with @FRCTeams @team1885 mentor & @BattlefieldPWCS teacher Gail Drake, the 2018 Woodie Flowers Award winn… https://t.co/eRCSS0GNe2
5/17
2019
It was incredibly moving to see Kendrick’s FIRST friends come out to honor and celebrate Kendrick’s life. We will k… https://t.co/fxV0u8OO0B
5/16
2019
The FIRST community has shown unwavering support of #KendrickCastillo's family & @Frc4418 through heartfelt message… https://t.co/LmIJ364MqE“For job security at the factory, learn how to repair a robot” via @BW https://t.co/SoMU5GsE81great read! "When a robot moves, to a kid that means something they created in their head has just become alive."… https://t.co/BU6joGVMHt
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5/14
2019
It is time for citizens of the galaxy to work together to build & bolster our own planetary metropolis. Registratio… https://t.co/AdWhuYsnp0
Retweeted by Don BossiGreat article by @FIRSTweets Equity, Diversity & Inclusions Director @shellmhenderson about how and why strategic p… https://t.co/X349U3RN5J
5/13
2019
@LucsDiPietro The support that you and the FIRST community have shown Kendrick and Team 4418 is incredible, includi… https://t.co/vkgwglLVTf
5/10
2019
On Tuesday, the FIRST community lost one of its own. My deepest condolences go out to Kendrick’s family, friends, p… https://t.co/tih6H47OLF
5/9
2019
Thanks @edtechdigest and @mark_gura for this great conversation about the holistic impact of FIRST programs on stud… https://t.co/wjdd6AAhPFThis #TeacherAppreciationWeek, I’m thankful for all educators in the FIRST community who have such an incredible im… https://t.co/PSuYfxirqo
5/7
2019
Registration is open for students interested in participating in the 2019 National Advocacy Conference! Visit… https://t.co/qwKCugXjsO
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5/5
2019
This insightful article from @caro_milanesi on her blog, The Heart of Tech, captures the genuine spirit and passion… https://t.co/COQk1e7my4
5/3
2019
1 of Bionic Wolves' innovative projects is to bring the dream of flight to all students. In Chicago, the students s… https://t.co/kTbLTm77fWTeams do more than compete at #FIRSTChamp. @FTCTeams Bionic Wolves from Wolcott School drove from Chicago to Detroi… https://t.co/aAXl1DsgVk
5/2
2019
Great article by @LEGOfoundation @olliebray on how @firstlegoleague helps children develop holistic skills. “What I… https://t.co/FVRB9X8aLe
5/1
2019
Exceptional piece that captures ethos and impact of @FIRSTweets, and why it is critical for companies like… https://t.co/qi7SJRxOEL
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4/30
2019
That’s a wrap on #FIRSTChamp & our #FIRSTLAUNCH2019 season. Congrats to every @FIRSTweets team! A huge thank you to… https://t.co/FgbiM4TuAzCongratulations to FIRST Strategic Partner @FedEx for receiving our Founder’s Award! From your generous shipping do… https://t.co/H1lXg5wRYd
4/28
2019
Congratulations to the #FIRSTChamp Detroit FIRST LEGO League Champion’s Award winner/finalists and all the… https://t.co/jf5n69NxHnOn the last day of #FIRSTChamp, I’d like to thank all our 2019 FIRST Championship sponsors, led by @Qualcomm. Qualc… https://t.co/1r5LbzSSRyCongratulations to #FIRSTChamp Detroit’s @FRCTeams and @FTCTeams Dean’s List Award Winners & Finalists! Thank you a… https://t.co/eloaA4B9sHThank you to all of last night’s speakers at the #FIRSTChamp Detroit Showcase event, which was presented by @Delta.… https://t.co/fpPdbIoq7E
4/27
2019
Looking forward to sharing @FRCteams @frc5588 Reign Robotics' journey, guided by @Boeing mentor Spring Beasley, wit… https://t.co/Wl4PlFqCjvWelcome to the Curry family from Kentucky, our 40,000th guest at the @CoboCenter for FIRST Championship Detroit. Th… https://t.co/arypBEjyI3We have robotics teams from 37 countries at @CoboCenter for #FIRSTChamp Detroit. A few @FRCTeams I've met so far: -… https://t.co/St7qw294YHIt was great to see a standing-room only crowd at this Equity, Diversity & Inclusion FIRST Championship conference… https://t.co/FUJXV8RjFj
4/26
2019

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