02.01.19 — 02.28.19 | Black History Month

Where are they now — who remembers BDPA’s young coder and 2009 High School Coding Competition (HSCC) alumna from South Carolina who won a full Naval ROTC Scholarship to Duke … Continue reading 02.01.19 — 02.28.19 | Black History Month

Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

SEATTLE, WA — For years there have been programs designed to get more girls involved in tech careers, but Microsoft noticed an urgent need to step up industry’s support for … Continue reading Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today in our Nation’s Capital near Howard University, the Inclusive Innovation Incubator (In3) and Blacks@Microsoft (BAM) invited area students to learn about new and exciting STEM workshops … Continue reading Microsoft and In3 host a STEM Open House for Parents and Students

40-Year milestones marked by celebrations with Small Business, Academia, and Public Sector Executives

WASHINGTON, D.C. — BDPA Members, ICT Industry Mission-Partners, and Small Business executives visited Samsung’s Solutions Center during a 40th anniversary celebration and Holiday Soirée at 700 Penn in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading 40-Year milestones marked by celebrations with Small Business, Academia, and Public Sector Executives

Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

    Industry Legends and ‘Hidden Figure$’ welcome America’s next generation of coders to community trade associations WASHINGTON (bdpatoday) – This year’s annual Community & Technology Awards gala, co-hosted by the … Continue reading Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

Bowie State Cybersecurity Academy to Prepare Individuals for Tech Careers

New Academy to Train Highly Skilled Professionals to Fight Nation’s Cyber Threats BOWIE, MD – Individuals looking to prepare for a technology career focused on protecting the nation from cyber threats … Continue reading Bowie State Cybersecurity Academy to Prepare Individuals for Tech Careers

Samsung Opens World-Class Showcase for Government Solutions

WASHINGTON— Last quarter, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced that the company will be relocating its Washington, D.C. offices into a new multi-use, operational and interactive facility in the District’s iconic … Continue reading Samsung Opens World-Class Showcase for Government Solutions

BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

NEW ORLEANS, LA—BDPACON18, the combined global tech conference co-hosted by National BDPA, National Society of Blacks in Computing (NSBC), and the Institute for African American Mentoring in Computer Sciences (iAAMCS) … Continue reading BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

National BDPA Hosts South Regional Technology Conference

NASHVILLE, TN — BDPA Chapter representatives from Atlanta, GA, Huntsville, AL, Memphis TN, and Middle Tennessee gathered at the David Lipscomb University’s Swang Business Center for the annual BDPA South … Continue reading National BDPA Hosts South Regional Technology Conference

National BDPA mourns the loss of Wayne Hicks

CINCINNATI, OH — OBITUARY | Richard Wayne Hicks, Jr. It is with enormous sadness that we announce that Richard Wayne Hicks, Jr. passed peacefully at home on June 7, 2018. For … Continue reading National BDPA mourns the loss of Wayne Hicks

Harlem Fine Arts Show to Honor Tech Executives in Washington

NEW YORK, NY — The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is the largest traveling art show in the United States showcasing art and artists of the African Diaspora. Since its inception … Continue reading Harlem Fine Arts Show to Honor Tech Executives in Washington

BDPA Huntsville hosts Spring Technology Showcase

HUNTSVILLE, AL — On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Huntsville Chapter of BDPA (BDPA-HSV) hosted a Spring Technology showcase. At the event several BDPA members engaged with young students in Huntsville … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville hosts Spring Technology Showcase