Tech ‘Team Mom’ is 2019’s Member of the Year

2019 Member of The Year (BDPA-DC)

HOPE Awards at BDPA Gala

2019 Community Technology Awards

WASHINGTON — National BDPA’s Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPAdc.org) is hosting an evening of professional networking and Holiday Soirée with Tech Industry executives on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Samsung … Continue reading 2019 Community Technology Awards

BDPA Huntsville Helps Students Get Wired Up!

HUNTSVILLE, AL — National BDPA’s Huntsville Chapter was given the opportunity to train students about STEM at Mae Jemison High School. BDPA Members Bernard Nealy, Brandon Fields, Pat King and Jason … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville Helps Students Get Wired Up!

Atlanta to host 2019’s International Tech and Media Conferences in August

ATLANTA, GA — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and National BDPA (founded in 1975 as Black Data Processing Associates) are hosting international conferences and tech career expositions in Atlanta, Georgia during the … Continue reading Atlanta to host 2019’s International Tech and Media Conferences in August

03.01.19 — 03.31.19 | Women’s 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 03.01.19 — 03.31.19 | Women’s History Month

Here is why the NAACP wants you to boycott Facebook

BALTIMORE, MD—NAACP remains concerned about data breaches and numerous privacy mishaps that tech giants have encountered in recent years, and is especially critical about those which occurred during the latest presidential … Continue reading Here is why the NAACP wants you to boycott Facebook

March: National Women’s History Month

SANTA ROSA, CA – Established in 1980, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) is a registered IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to the promotion and recognition of multicultural American women’s … Continue reading March: National Women’s History Month

Black Girls Code on ‘GMA’

Black Girls Code founder opens up about breaking barriers in tech on ‘GMA’ New York—Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls CODE, discusses how her program is inspiring young African-American and … Continue reading Black Girls Code on ‘GMA’

Google pledges $1 Billion to prepare workers for tech jobs

PITTSBURGH, PA // BDPA Pittsburgh // – CNET reported Thursday, October 12, 2017, Google’s introduction of $1 billion in new initiatives aimed at training and educating workers to help them … Continue reading Google pledges $1 Billion to prepare workers for tech jobs

NASA’s New Computational Research Facility named after Hidden Figures’ “Human Computer”

HAMPTON, VA–When she heard that NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, would name its newest building after her, Katherine Johnson responded the only way she could – with surprise. … Continue reading NASA’s New Computational Research Facility named after Hidden Figures’ “Human Computer”

Cognizant offering $cholarships to STEM and Business Students

TEANECK, NJ—Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides digital, technology, consulting, and operations services. Cognizant believes that more diversity in the talent pool leads to more diversity of thought, … Continue reading Cognizant offering $cholarships to STEM and Business Students

Spring Ahead: ‘CB’ Time vs. ‘CP’ Time

The Celestial Body (‘CB’) — The Sun, a Moon, a planet, and stars — have provided us a reference for measuring the passage of time throughout our existence. Ancient civilizations … Continue reading Spring Ahead: ‘CB’ Time vs. ‘CP’ Time