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.

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PRESIDENT TERRY MORRIS

BDPA WELCOMES NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL

BDPA would like to welcome Northwestern Mutual as a Gold Sponsor!
This partnership is an opportunity to work with Northwestern Mutual to discover new insights, create new opportunities, networking and employment.
During the 43rd Annual Conference, this partnership will be highlighted in several ways.

While they are dreaming…Show them what is possible

by BDPA President Terry Morris We are in the middle of a cultural evolution. It is my hope and prayer that the net of all this pain, reflection and change is positive. Setting our youth up for success is a key factor in a positive future for blacks in America. Whitney...

2021 BDPA Black History Message

As I reflect on Black History Month this year, I am called to a deeper remembrance of all the sacrifices of the many who paid the ultimate price in the name of justice and equity.

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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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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.

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  • 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

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  • Lifetime members secure a full membership-in-good-standing status for his/her natural life, receive all the privileges of full membership, is recognized as a dedicated member-supporters of BDPA.
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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.