WHAT IS BDPA?

BDPA is the premier organization focused on nurturing and developing diverse working professionals and future IT leaders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and all digital technology fields. For more than 40 years, BDPA has enabled the upward mobility of African Americans and other minorities in the Information Technology (IT) and STEM fields.

Our Mission

To be the leading and most recognized organization in enabling digital leadership preparedness  for aspiring diverse professionals.

Our Vision

To build a pipeline of diverse professionals and aspiring students in the STEM and digital technology fields.

Our Beliefs

Our purpose is to serve and elevate students and young professionals of today for leadership tomorrow. That a  talented and diverse group of people is the most creative and innovative workforce.

AROUND BDPA

NEWS & EVENTS

BDPAHSV Presents Networking to Build the Black Dollar

Join BDPA Huntsville on virtually April 20th, 2021 at 6PM CST when Guest Speaker Felicia Jones will discuss "Networking to Build the Black Dollar". You don't want to miss out! About this Event Ever wanted to be a part of something greater than yourself? Come check out...

Spring Career Fair 2021

Job Seekers This online chat will connect you directly with organizations from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. Our online, cloud-based platform makes it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in, you'll be able to explore the...

BDPA STL 2021 Kickoff – “Women Leading I T” Empowering & Advancing

BDPA St. Louis hosts a “Women Leading I T” panel discussion to Kickoff the 2021 chapter calendar of events and promote Empowering and Advancing women leaders in tech.

BDPA NJ presents Setting Yourself Up For Success

Calling all students and professionals! 📢📢📢 Set yourself up for success in 2021 by joining this event put on by the New Jersey Chapter! This event will be held via Zoom on February 25th, 2021 at 7PM EST. Register Here

BDPA Chicago Hosts Cybersecurity: Secure Your Cyber Life

Join BDPA Chicago online Thursday, February 18 at 6:00 p.m. for Cybersecurity: Secure Your Cyber Life Speaker: Michael A. Echols, CISSP, MBA.

BDPA ATL Hosts February Fireside Chat

BDPA Atlanta will be going into a series of FIRESIDE chats with leaders talking about their career and personal journeys.

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Who is BDPA?

BDPA is the premier organization focused on nurturing and developing diverse working professionals and future IT leaders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and all digital technology fields. For more than 40 years, BDPA has enabled the upward mobility of African Americans and other minorities in the Information Technology (IT) and STEM fields. Through its 30+ local community chapters in major cities across the United States, BDPA has been at the forefront of promoting the minority agenda within the IT profession since 1975.

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JOIN BDPA TODAY!

BDPA is the premier organization focused on nurturing and developing diverse working professionals and future IT leaders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and all digital technology fields.

Adult

Member
$100
  • Individuals who post-collegiate or that work full time. This membership type is of an individual that would like to be a member of a local chapter or a national member if there is not a local chapter nearby.
  • Annual Fee

Corporate

Member
$100
  • Individuals whose membership is paid by his/her employer or by a corporate supporter/sponsor. This membership type is assigned when a corporate registration is submitted by the company.
  • Annual Fee

Lifetime

Member
$1000
  • A lifetime member of BDPA secures a full membership-in-good-standing status for his/her natural life and receives all the privileges of full membership plus special recognition as a dedicated member-supporter of BDPA.
  • One Time Fee

BDPA TECH and CAREER TALKS

The BDPA Tech Talks are great way for students and Professionals in IT to connect through all BDPA Chapters. Each month a speaker is chosen to present on a topic that is near and dear to their heart and/or area of expertise. In 2020 we have hosted some incredible individuals from to Companies and Universities across the United States.

BDPA Career Center

Connecting Talent with Opportunity

 

Your next IT career opportunity is right at your fingertips at the BDPA Career Center.  Visit careers.bdpa.org to get started.