High School Programs
The BDPA National High School Computer Competition, (HSCC), was founded in 1986 by Dr. Jesse Bemley.
The BDPA Annual National Youth Technology Camp (YTC) provides interactive, hands-on workshops, seminars, and activities for high school students seeking to gain valuable exposure in leading edge technology topics.
BDPA C.A.R.E.S is a refreshed focus of BDPA's college initiatives and doubling down on the energy required to ensure student readiness. We have anchored our development and support for college students leveraging our C.A.R.E.S. framework.
The purpose of the BDPA Fellow Program is to Develop and Enrich talented college members around the country.
The National BDPA Information Technology (IT) Showcase allows student presenters from educational institutions across the United States, to present and demonstrate their research.
The National BDPA Mobile App Showcase allows student application developers the opportunity to participate in a competition that allows them to an opportunity to test their talents against others and develop a working, functional mobile application, at no cost to themselves.
Adult Leadership Programs
BDPA provide virtual and physical experiences aimed at advancing the careers of our adult. Through partners we endeavor to accelerate the development and growth of leaders to reach their full potential.
Be part of a national movement and make a difference in the lives of African American information technology professionals as we work together to create the changes needed for diverse work environments and supportive communities.
So the next time someone asks, Where are the Blacks in Information Technology? Where are the Blacks In Technology? Where are Information Technology Thought Leaders? Where are the Blacks In STEM? Where are the Black Digital Leaders of the future? Tell them they are all in BDPA!