Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

by Dr. LaMont Jones WASHINGTON – America’s tech industry needs greater diversity, equity and inclusion, and achieving those goals depends in large part on the ability of educational institutions, governments, … Continue reading Experts: Collaboration Needed to Diversify Tech Workforce

Global Diversity at Oracle

SÃO PALO, BRAZIL — Oracle’s Traci Wade visits Brazil. Ms. Wade, global leader of diversity and inclusion in Oracle, is in São Paulo this week and has taken advantage to … Continue reading Global Diversity at Oracle

An All-“HU” Team wins BisonHacks 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On March 30th and 31st, I experienced firsthand that Diversity and Inclusion are indeed one of the best ways to produce some of the most creative and … Continue reading An All-“HU” Team wins BisonHacks 2018

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’

AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

WASHINGTON (BDPA-DC)—On Thursday, September 28, 2017, students and professionals from area colleges, universities, small businesses and tech organizations joined members of Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) teams to participate in their … Continue reading AWS Presents: “Underrepresented in Tech—Bridging the Racial Digital Divide”

BDPA Members Talk Tech & Disruption in Philly for Tech Week

PHILADELPHIA, PA—How does one change the way we think about business? How does one keep up with constantly changing markets in software-defined ecosystems? How can one utilize new technologies to … Continue reading BDPA Members Talk Tech & Disruption in Philly for Tech Week

The Power of Hidden Figures: Diversity in STEM

IBM @ CES: Join Us Today 01.06.17 CES SuperSession Las Vegas, NV—Soledad O’Brien, world renowned journalist, will lead a conversation today on the importance of diversity in STEM fields. Panelists … Continue reading The Power of Hidden Figures: Diversity in STEM

Like Tinder For Jobs: BDPA HSCC Alumna Launches ‘Job Match’ App @ SXSW

NBC NEWS | Marissa Evans AUSTIN, TX—Stephanie Lampkin has a photo of Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox, up in her office. Oprah, Maya Angelou and Melanie Hobson have a … Continue reading Like Tinder For Jobs: BDPA HSCC Alumna Launches ‘Job Match’ App @ SXSW

Tech EQuity Week (TEQWeek) Launches Inaugural Gathering of High-Profile Tech Organizations

photo courtesy Qeyno Labs OAKLAND, CA—Tech EQuity Week (@TEQWEEK) is the nation’s inaugural gathering featuring more than 30 high profile tech companies, startups, and non-profits making social impact and working … Continue reading Tech EQuity Week (TEQWeek) Launches Inaugural Gathering of High-Profile Tech Organizations

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

Message from National BDPA President

Photo courtesy: National BDPA Message from National BDPA President Good morning BDPA members. As my first official post as your National President, I just wanted to tell you how excited I … Continue reading Message from National BDPA President

CBC Announces TECH 2020 Inclusion Plans

Chairman G.K. Butterfield and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, CBC Diversity Task Force Co-Chair, provide opening remarks to industry and participating organizations. —Photo courtesy Congressional Black Caucus Tech 2020 WASHINGTON | December … Continue reading CBC Announces TECH 2020 Inclusion Plans