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BDPA

BDPA

(Black Data Processing Associates, Greenbelt, MD, www.bdpa.org) A membership organization founded in 1975 by Earl A. Pace Jr. and David Wimberly. It is the largest national professional organization representing minorities in the information industry with more than 55 chapters. BDPA provides a forum for exchanging ideas through its monthly meetings, seminars, workshops and annual conferences. Membership is open to members of all races.
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The BDPA National Awards Program provides a means to recognize individual chapters and members for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the mission and objectives of the National organization.
According to Gilbert, BDPA decided that Auburn's interest and commitment to diversity made it an ideal location to host the institute, which began as a program to address the needs of their members and the general IT community.
In his President's Message (on the Internet), George Williams set forth a bolder agenda for the association: "BDPA intends to further develop the education components of member services through the newly formed BDPA University.
Presenter: Denise Hamilton, BDPA New York Director of Education and Community Outreach (workshops focused on students)
BDPA co-founder Earl Pace, Jr presented the National Chapter of the Year award to the chapter for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the mission and objectives of the National Association at the 2011 Award Banquet.
The career fair will enable the Beltway and conference attendees to visit with numerous public, private and government companies and agencies regarding career opportunities," says National BDPA vice president of Strategy & Planning, Pamela Sexton.
com)-- BDPA New York announced today that Len Leach, Vice President of Information Technology and Services for the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), will provide critical technology tips for BDPA New York members, small business owners, and technology enthusiasts at their upcoming professional development meeting.
Kurrie will provide strategic counsel to key BDPA accounts as well as help to identify and secure new clients for the firm.
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), the largest non-profit organization of African American professionals working in or having an interest in the computer science and information technology fields, will make Baltimore, Maryland the home of their 34th Annual National BDPA Technology Conference & Career Fair.
com)-- The New York Chapter of BDPA announced today that it will co-host an Online Identity Theft Workshop with the Queens Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10:00 am to12:00 pm, at Lefrak City Tenants Assoc.
The BDPA is the premiere organization for black IT professionals and this conference will bring nearly 700 of us together in a truly engaging and inspiring atmosphere," Ohayia said.