IBM HBCU initiatives

IBM Teams With 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

HBCUs will work with IBM to establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers, giving students and faculty access to IBM training, software, and certifications at no cost. WASHINGTON—During the National HBCU Week Conference convened by the U.S. Department of Education and the White House, IBM … Continue reading IBM Teams With 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

I.T. Showcase @ BDPACON22

National I.T. Showcase Winners for 2022 Announced—HBCUs Capture Top Collegiate Awards at BDPACON22

ATLANTA—BDPACON22, one of the nation’s leading technology inclusion conferences, adjourned Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, with a new cohort of I.T. Showcase winners selected from the nation’s colleges, universities, and high schools. Annual showcases feature white papers, oral … Continue reading National I.T. Showcase Winners for 2022 Announced—HBCUs Capture Top Collegiate Awards at BDPACON22

SBA and Divine Nine Collaboration

SBA Announces Landmark Collaboration with Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities to Address Wealth Gaps Through Black Entrepreneurship

First of its Kind Agreement That Will Focus on Improving Financial Literacy, Outreach, and Capital Access Opportunities Across Communities WASHINGTON – This week, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses … Continue reading SBA Announces Landmark Collaboration with Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities to Address Wealth Gaps Through Black Entrepreneurship

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency

HOUSTON – September 1, 2021 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced that it has been awarded a $2B contract, that will be leveraged over a 10 year period, with the National Security Agency (NSA) to deliver HPE’s high performance computing … Continue reading Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2B HPE GreenLake contract with the National Security Agency

HPE, JEF, and BDPA Commemorate “Exascale Day” ― 10^18

Webinar + APBi: 17 OCT 20 10:00 am ET Link to recorded webinar (October 17, 2020):View webinar → https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ptj2yiciZiU&list=PLwwkfkXZ4yRqAiMIDUYDxJ3GQWruLPwwa Industry Presenter: Steve Heibein Steve Heibein is the Artificial Intelligence (Ai) Lead for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Before HPE, he served as … Continue reading HPE, JEF, and BDPA Commemorate “Exascale Day” ― 10^18

General Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS)―proclaiming himself “proud, yet humbled,” General Charles Q. Brown, Jr. was officially installed August 6, 2020 as the Air Force’s 22nd Chief of Staff (CSAF), becoming the first African American in history to lead a military … Continue reading General Brown formally installed as 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff

CES 2020

CES 2021 Moves to an All-Digital Experience

ARLINGTON, VA — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced CES 2021®  — January 6-9, 2021 — will be an all-digital experience connecting exhibitors, customers, thought leaders and media from around the world. The new format will allow participants to hear from technology innovators, see cutting-edge technologies … Continue reading CES 2021 Moves to an All-Digital Experience

Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

WASHINGTON — Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) hosted the fourth annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fly-In event with U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.)  This annual Fly-In represented nearly 40 HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) across the country.The Fly-In event … Continue reading Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

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Implementing Diversity from the Top

LAS VEGAS, NV — Chief diversity officers (CDOs) from internationally-recognized brands in tech shared their best practices during CES® – the world’s largest and most influential tech event – for integrating diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives creating innovative cultures which … Continue reading Implementing Diversity from the Top

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CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies

LAS VEGAS, NV — CES® 2019 opened this week, unveiling the latest transformative technologies that will redefine industries. LG Electronics President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park kicked off the first keynote of 2019 with ambitions to create a world of … Continue reading CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies