Atlanta to host 2019’s International Tech and Media Conferences in August

ATLANTA, GA — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and National BDPA (founded in 1975 as Black Data Processing Associates) are hosting international conferences and tech career expositions in Atlanta, Georgia during the … Continue reading Atlanta to host 2019’s International Tech and Media Conferences in August

Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

SEATTLE, WA — For years there have been programs designed to get more girls involved in tech careers, but Microsoft noticed an urgent need to step up industry’s support for … Continue reading Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

Byte Back wins $1 million from TD to expand operations in Baltimore

Toronto, ON and Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) – TD announced this week Byte Back is one of 10 recipients to receive their inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN … Continue reading Byte Back wins $1 million from TD to expand operations in Baltimore

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

BITCON18: Blacks In Technology to host inaugural conference and Tech Fest

RICHFIELD, MN // BDPA Twin Cites // — National nonprofit organization, Blacks in Technology (BIT) will host their inaugural conference in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area from October 11th-13th, 2018. … Continue reading BITCON18: Blacks In Technology to host inaugural conference and Tech Fest

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 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

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”

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!