BDPA achieves new milestone with 45-year Anniversary and Virtual Youth Tech Camp

ST. LOUIS, MO (BDPA St. Louis)―BDPA2020 is a wrap! This weekend, National BDPA’s High School Computer Competition (HSCC) finalists out of the Midwest Regional bracket from BDPA’s St. Louis Chapter … Continue reading BDPA achieves new milestone with 45-year Anniversary and Virtual Youth Tech Camp

GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

DETROIT, MI (BDPA Detroit) ― General Motors Company (GM), welcomes Telva McGruder as their new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In a recent statement, the global automotive corporation looks … Continue reading GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

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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 … Continue reading CES 2021 Moves to an All-Digital Experience

U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

NAS KINGSVILLE, TX — The U.S. Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot has earned her wings, according to the service. The Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA), Rear Admiral Robert … Continue reading U.S. Navy graduates its first Black female fighter pilot

Mary W. Jackson

NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

WASHINGTON ― NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. … Continue reading NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

SpaceX crew docks after historic commercial transportation launch with NASA

HAWTHORNE, CA — Space Exploration Technologies Corp., trading as SpaceX, is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company founded in 2002 by Elon Musk.  Musk, also the CEO of Tesla, set a … Continue reading SpaceX crew docks after historic commercial transportation launch with NASA

Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

SEATTLE —  Amazon today announced the next generation of its Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind: the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 … Continue reading Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

A Miracle out of Mayhem: 51,000 parents and children in Detroit get laptops and free Internet access

DETROIT, MI (NAACP Detroit) – Today it was announced that 51,000 Detroit school children and their parents will have access to laptops and the internet. A few weeks ago, this … Continue reading A Miracle out of Mayhem: 51,000 parents and children in Detroit get laptops and free Internet access

NASA "Human Computer" Katherine G. Johnson

NASA Mourns the Passing of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

HAMPTON, VA (BDPA Hampton Roads) — NASA announced today one of America’s beloved “Human Computers,” Katherine Johnson, has died at the age of 101. Ms. Johnson was a pioneering Hampton … Continue reading NASA Mourns the Passing of ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

STEM Conference honors Army CIO as 2020 Black Engineer of the Year

WASHINGTON — Lieutenant General Bruce T. Crawford, U.S. Army, who was sworn in as the Army Chief Information Officer (CIO) on Aug. 1. 2017, was awarded the Black Engineer of … Continue reading STEM Conference honors Army CIO as 2020 Black Engineer of the Year

Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to Brigadier General

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Celebrating a 100th birthday is monumental in itself, but for retired Col. Charles E. McGee, shortly after this celebration he would reach yet another milestone in his … Continue reading Tuskegee Airman receives promotion to Brigadier General

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HSCC Season Opens with HBCU Festival and Auto Show

WASHINGTON—This week, Industry welcomed the ‘Class of 2024’ to a new decade of unlimited opportunities to explore technical and innovative careers. The National Capital Region hosted the 18th annual HBCU … Continue reading HSCC Season Opens with HBCU Festival and Auto Show