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

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

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

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”

Baltimore Pitch Competition team captures $10K regional prize

WASHINGTON—Testify Software Solutions won $10,000 as a finalist in another round of pitch competitions designed to encourage youth entrepreneurship across emerging software-defined ecosystems. Organized by Mark Greenberg and Marcus Noel, The … Continue reading Baltimore Pitch Competition team captures $10K regional prize

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

Washington launches an Inclusive Innovation Incubator for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON—Aaron Saunders, CEO of Luma Lab‘s parent company, Clearly Innovative, Inc., is National BDPA‘s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPA-DC) 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year. This week, the Inclusive Innovation Incubator [In3] … Continue reading Washington launches an Inclusive Innovation Incubator for Small Businesses

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’

CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

WASHINGTON, D.C. (bdpatoday) — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) hosted an industry outreach summit and career fair for the Intelligence Community (IC) on September 15, 2016, in Washington, … Continue reading CBCF Hosts Intelligence Community Summit and Career Fair During ALC ’16

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2016 National Mobile App Showcase Winners Announced

Developers, Mentors, Judges, and Student Invitations now open for 2017’s AppDev Season ATLANTA, GA (bdpatoday)—National BDPA announces 2016 winners of its annual National Mobile App Showcase competitions. Approved Mobile App Showcase projects submitted this year … Continue reading 2016 National Mobile App Showcase Winners Announced

Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

National BDPA’s Platinum Sponsor Offers Back-to-School Birthday Bash DEAL$ ST. PAUL, MN [CNBC]—To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first store, Best Buy is throwing a “birthday bash” celebration for … Continue reading Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!