Chelsey Roebuck '06

  • CHA
Chelsey Roebuck '06

After graduating from Columbia, Chestnut Hill Academy (CHA) alumnus Chelsey Roebuck started a program to bring STEM education to youth in Africa. He has subsequently expanded his program, ELiTE (Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering), to Central America, the Caribbean, and more closely to underserved youth in New York City.  

Chelsey was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2016 and, at the FIRST Robotics Gala in 2018, he was awarded the Evelyn Kamen Rising Star Award for his accomplishments in leveling the playing field in STEM for underrepresented populations. (Fun fact: the only other award recipient that evening was former President Barack Obama.)

  • 2006
  • Engineering
  • STEM
  • robotics

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