Infor and #YesWeCode Announce GenOne Initiative

NEW YORK – Sep. 25, 2018 – Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, and #YesWeCode today announced the launch of GenOne, an Infor and #YesWeCode initiative to increase diversity of the tech workforce in … Continue reading Infor and #YesWeCode Announce GenOne Initiative

BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

NEW ORLEANS, LA—BDPACON18, the combined global tech conference co-hosted by National BDPA, National Society of Blacks in Computing (NSBC), and the Institute for African American Mentoring in Computer Sciences (iAAMCS) … Continue reading BDPA St. Louis Captures National Coding Title

National BDPA Hosts South Regional Technology Conference

NASHVILLE, TN — BDPA Chapter representatives from Atlanta, GA, Huntsville, AL, Memphis TN, and Middle Tennessee gathered at the David Lipscomb University’s Swang Business Center for the annual BDPA South … Continue reading National BDPA Hosts South Regional Technology Conference

Barbie teams up with Black Girls Code

El Segundo, CA—Barbie is hardly a stranger to the wonderous world of STEM — science, technology, engineering and math. Over the past six decades, she has embarked upon pioneering careers as … Continue reading Barbie teams up with Black Girls Code

STEM ‘Cheerleader’ finalists selected for NASA’s OPSPARC Challenge

WASHINGTON—Three students from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. have been selected as one of eight national high school Glog selection finalists in the NASA Goddard OPSARC Challenge … Continue reading STEM ‘Cheerleader’ finalists selected for NASA’s OPSPARC Challenge

5th Annual SciFest Rocks D.C. and Tech!

WASHINGTON — The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, takes place this weekend April 7-8, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. … Continue reading 5th Annual SciFest Rocks D.C. and Tech!

BDPA Huntsville hosts Spring Technology Showcase

HUNTSVILLE, AL — On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Huntsville Chapter of BDPA (BDPA-HSV) hosted a Spring Technology showcase. At the event several BDPA members engaged with young students in Huntsville … Continue reading BDPA Huntsville hosts Spring Technology Showcase

FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

AUSTIN, TX—The HBCU Battle of the Brains (BOTB) is a hybrid event between a “Hackathon” and a “Business Case Competition” where teams from HBCUs across the country develop a solution … Continue reading FAMU Crowned 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains Champion

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

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”

Grass-Roots Tech Organization Reaches 20-Year Youth Tech Milestone

SEAT PLEASANT, MD—Patriots Technology Training Center (Patriots) 20th annual Youth Summit on Technology launched Saturday, May 6, 2017 with a Mix and Mingle breakfast session, industry keynote speaker, career and organization … Continue reading Grass-Roots Tech Organization Reaches 20-Year Youth Tech Milestone

Howard University and Google Launch ‘Howard West’

WASHINGTON—Howard University announced in partnership with Google the launch of Howard West, a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program. The … Continue reading Howard University and Google Launch ‘Howard West’