National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

ATLANTA—The National High School Computer Competition (HSCC), powered by BDPA, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Jesse L. Bemley (inset), a National BDPA Life Member from Washington, D.C. What started as … Continue reading National BDPA Celebrates 30-Year High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Milestone

Congress confirms Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress

First woman and first African American to head Library of Congress WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Obama’s nominee for Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, by … Continue reading Congress confirms Carla Hayden as 14th Librarian of Congress

Defending National coding champions capture South’s HSCC Regionals

CARY, NC (bdpatoday) —National BDPA’s South Regional High School computer Competition (HSCC) was held on Saturday, June 25th in Cary, NC. The meeting was co-hosted by National BDPA’s Triangle Chapter … Continue reading Defending National coding champions capture South’s HSCC Regionals

Speakers & Presenters Announced for Innovation Summit

NEW SPEAKERS & AGENDA Announced 2016 BDPA Regional Innovation Summit* June 23-25, 2016 Washington, D.C. “Innovation Evolves Once Shared” Pre-Registration is Requested Register today ► https://bdpadc16.eventbrite.com Join or Renew ► … Continue reading Speakers & Presenters Announced for Innovation Summit

Tech EQuity Week (TEQWeek) Launches Inaugural Gathering of High-Profile Tech Organizations

photo courtesy Qeyno Labs OAKLAND, CA—Tech EQuity Week (@TEQWEEK) is the nation’s inaugural gathering featuring more than 30 high profile tech companies, startups, and non-profits making social impact and working … Continue reading Tech EQuity Week (TEQWeek) Launches Inaugural Gathering of High-Profile Tech Organizations

Google gives $1M to Bryan Stevenson’s racial justice effort

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — USA Today reports Google.org is teaming with Bryan Stevenson and his non-profit Equal Justice Initiative to push America to confront its violent racial history. The philanthropic arm … Continue reading Google gives $1M to Bryan Stevenson’s racial justice effort

BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones

  PHILADELPHIA, PA—During this special week of February 15th through 21st 2016, America celebrates Career Communications Group’s (CCG) anniversary and milestone honoring their 30th annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards … Continue reading BEYA and HSCC Celebrate 30-Year Milestones