black data processing associates
(BDPA) A non-profit professional association, founded in 1975 to promote positive influence in the information technology (IT) industry and how it affects African Americans. The BDPA facilitates African American professional participation in local and national activities keeping up with developing IT trends.
BDPA offers a forum for exchanging information and ideas about the computer industry. It provides numerous networking opportunities through monthly program meetings, seminars, and workshops and the annual national conference. Membership is open to anyone interested in IT.
The Foundation provides scholarships to students who compete in an annual Visual Basic competition.
Telephone: Ms. Pat Drumming, +1 (800) 727-BDPA.
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