Defense Industry and Cybersecurity Executives share success stories to honor Youth Achievements in Tech

BDPA-DC awardees for 2017 include (L-R) Brandon Craig, 2017 Member of the Year; Dr. Margaret Wood, President and CEO, WOOD Consulting Services, Inc., 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year; Ms. Elizabeth Lindsey, CEO … Continue reading Defense Industry and Cybersecurity Executives share success stories to honor Youth Achievements in Tech

Apple’s iPhone reaches 10-year Milestone

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘… the best is yet to come’ Cupertino, CA—January 9 marks the tenth anniversary of iPhone’s blockbuster debut. At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced … Continue reading Apple’s iPhone reaches 10-year Milestone

National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

ATLANTA—The National High School Computer Competition (HSCC), powered by BDPA, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Jesse L. Bemley (inset), a National BDPA Life Member from Washington, D.C. What started as … Continue reading National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones

  PHILADELPHIA, PA—During this special week of February 15th through 21st 2016, America celebrates Career Communications Group’s (CCG) anniversary and milestone honoring their 30th annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards … Continue reading BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones

Wikipedia by the Numbers, Happy 15th Birthday!

by KEITH WAGSTAFF | NBC News On January 15, 2001, a website called Wikipedia was launched. Since then, the crowd-sourced, online encyclopedia has completely changed how people find information quickly, … Continue reading Wikipedia by the Numbers, Happy 15th Birthday!

Industry Icons Receive Community and Technology Awards

Maryland Cyber Program Manager captures 2015 Corporate Member of the Year from local BDPA Chapter BOWIE, Maryland—LaToya C. Staten (above) receives a 2015 Corporate Member of the Year award from National BDPA’s … Continue reading Industry Icons Receive Community and Technology Awards

Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Industry Icons and Community Volunteers honored by local BDPA Chapters WASHINGTON — During an annual community and technology awards ceremony, Jerry Williams (left)  receives an industry Lifetime Achievement Award from … Continue reading Former HUD and Education Department CIO receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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U.S. Navy Celebrates 240 Years

BDPA Student Members launch high-tech careers with America’s Navy Durham, NC —Ensign Raven Stevenson becomes National BDPA’s first High School Computer Competition (HSCC) alumna to receive a Commission in the … Continue reading U.S. Navy Celebrates 240 Years

National BDPA Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Washington – National BDPA, formerly known as Black Data Processing Associates, celebrated 40 years of community service and technology inclusion programs during the organization’s national technology conference recently held in Washington, … Continue reading National BDPA Celebrates its 40th Anniversary