BITCON18: Blacks In Technology to host inaugural conference and Tech Fest

RICHFIELD, MN // BDPA Twin Cites // — National nonprofit organization, Blacks in Technology (BIT) will host their inaugural conference in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area from October 11th-13th, 2018. … Continue reading BITCON18: Blacks In Technology to host inaugural conference and Tech Fest

IT Summit and Town Hall Launch with New Tech Workforce

Helping Other People Excel (H.O.P.E.) WASHINGTON (bdpatoday)—The H.O.P.E. Project DMV launched its inaugural IT Summit and Town Hall in the District of Columbia on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The IT … Continue reading IT Summit and Town Hall Launch with New Tech Workforce

Best Buy is Hiring ‘Covert’ Geek Squad Agents

Best Buy is hiring nationally for its Geek Squad Covert Dispatch — an arm of the famed Geek Squad. Minneapolis, MN—As a work-from-home covert dispatch agent, you would offer technical … Continue reading Best Buy is Hiring ‘Covert’ Geek Squad Agents

Want to Land a Dream Job in Sports? Add Math, Stats, & Tech to the Mix

AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® will host its first annual Diversity in Sports Career Fair for HBCU Graduates and Students WASHINGTON—In her ebook “Getting the Call: How to Land Your Dream … Continue reading Want to Land a Dream Job in Sports? Add Math, Stats, & Tech to the Mix

Employee Resource Group Partnerships with BDPA

WASHINGTON—Employee resource groups (also known as ERGs, affinity groups, or business network groups) are groups of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences. … Continue reading Employee Resource Group Partnerships with BDPA

If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

Photo courtesy CBS Sports From Jill Martin, CNN ANNAPOLIS, Maryland—Football is only part of the equation for Midshipman First Class Keenan Reynolds, who is majoring in international relations. Everyone that … Continue reading If not the NFL, Navy QB selects Information Warfare Career Path

CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Co-Chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force, Convene Leading African American Organizations to Announce New Initiatives To Increase Tech Diversity

CBC photo courtesy G. K. Butterfield WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, December 3rd at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 234 of the Cannon House Office Building, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman … Continue reading CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Co-Chairs of the CBC Diversity Task Force, Convene Leading African American Organizations to Announce New Initiatives To Increase Tech Diversity

Student at Gala wins Best Buy gift card

Student wins $110 from Host BDPA Chapter correctly answering ‘Bat and Ball‘ Algorithm Challenge a few Harvard Students get wrong… The Question: A bat and a ball costs $1.10. If … Continue reading Student at Gala wins Best Buy gift card

H.O.P.E. DMV Alumnae Receive 2015’s President’s Awards

MERCEDES SNYDER | President’s Award Here is Mercedes’ Story “When you’ve worked hard, and done well and walked through the doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it behind you. You … Continue reading H.O.P.E. DMV Alumnae Receive 2015’s President’s Awards

H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

ALISHIA PRIDGEN | President’s Award Here is Alishia’s story I was born and raised in Riggs Park in Northeast Washington, D.C. I graduated from McKinley Tech High School in 2007. I am … Continue reading H.O.P.E. Project DMV Students Capture 2015 President’s Award

Start-Ups

Kapor Capital Invests $100K in three People -Ops Start-Ups

Stephanie Lampkin | Blendoor Founder and CEO — OAKLAND, CA — Kapor Capital, in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs and Village Capital, hosted a pitch competition yesterday (11.10.15) in Oakland, … Continue reading Kapor Capital Invests $100K in three People -Ops Start-Ups

NSA Day of Cyber

NSA Day of Cyber 10.29.15

NSA Day of Cyber October 29, 2015 STEM education has become a national priority and the explosive growth of the cyber-related careers is creating an unprecedented opportunity for our future … Continue reading NSA Day of Cyber 10.29.15