Professional / Collegiate Program
BDPA Atlanta is committed to building a pipeline of diverse professionals and aspiring students in the STEM and digital technology fields through innovative professional and technical development programs and activities.
Our vision is to be the leading and most recognized organization in enabling digital leadership preparedness for aspiring diverse professionals.
What We Believe:
That our purpose is to serve and elevate others.
That preparing students and young professionals today for leadership tomorrow is a necessity.
That a talented and diverse group of people is the most creative and innovative workforce.
NATIONAL BDPA BY THE NUMBERS
40+ Years in existence
$100K AVG SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS AWARDED YEARLY ($3K AVG SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ATLANTA)
1200+ Membership base (120+ PAID MEMBERSHIP BASE FOR ATLANTA) - Become a paid member today, click here!
75 AVG NUMBER OF HSCC STUDENTS PER YEAR
90,000 ONLINE COMMUNITY MEMBERS (3K+ ATLANTA ONLINE COMMUNITY MEMBERS)
70+ CORPORATE SPONSORS
65% ADULT PROFESSIONALS 35% STUDENTS
As a BDPA Atlanta member or friend, you are now a part of a growing network of Information Technology (IT) professionals whose expertise spans all sectors of the IT industry. Our members range from high school students who have shown an interest in technology to individuals seeking or who have achieved their PhD. This broad and diverse network is rich with opportunities for self-improvement and professional development
Our chapter has regular monthly meetings scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday each month. You can find the detailed logistics for the next meeting on our calendar.
Your career (professional or student) is precious. You own the advancement of your career in our IT industry. Your BDPA membership will provide you with a wealth of resources to put you on a fast-track to upward mobility. BDPA offers its members:
Exposure to local and national recruiters and hiring managers
Exposure to Senior Executive Leadership of local and national organizations
Online access to job postings and online resume database – www.ITDiversityCareers.com
Opportunities for community-focused volunteering with a STEM focus
Professional workshops and seminars
Social Media Platforms
Connect with BDPA Atlanta on any of our social media platforms to gain up-to-date information on what’s happening with BDPA Atlanta, as well as, to participate in the STEM conversation. Our goal is to expose our members to valuable information no matter the channel.