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  1. 1. New York Chapter March 2011 "“Envisioning the Future – Collaboration, Cooperation, and Commitment”.
  2. 2. Agenda January 2011 <ul><li>History – (National & Local) </li></ul><ul><li>About BDPA </li></ul><ul><li>Mission/ Vision Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom to the Boardroom </li></ul><ul><li>New York’s Partners and Supporters </li></ul><ul><li>How Can BDPA Benefit Sirius? </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter Achievements / Activities </li></ul><ul><li>How can BDPA NY and Sirius partner? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Information </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. BDPA History <ul><li>In November 1975, the late David Wimberly and Earl A. Pace Jr. started BDPA in Philadelphia, PA to address these concerns: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lack of Blacks in middle and upper management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>poor preparation of Blacks for these positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>low number of Blacks recruited for upper management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lack of career mobility for people of color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lucrative placement services dominated by non-minorities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There are over 45 active BDPA Chapters across the country </li></ul>January 2011
  4. 4. About BDPA January 2011 BDPA is non-profit organization that advances the careers of African Americans in the Information Technology industry from the Classroom to the Boardroom. Membership consists of programmers, analysts, entrepreneurs, consultants, managers, telecommunications specialists, executives, data security, technical writers, network administrators, educators and so on.
  5. 5. BDPA Mission/Vision January 2011 BDPA is a member-focused organization that exists to provide professional development program, services, and community outreach to position its members at the forefront of the information technology industry Our vision: To be a powerful advocate for our stakeholders’ interest within the global technology industry
  6. 6. BDPA Classroom to the Boardroom January 2011
  7. 7. BDPA-NY History <ul><li>November 1982 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Chapter Chartered </li></ul></ul><ul><li>January 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>over 40 Active BDPA Chapters nationally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4000+ Members nationally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>80+ financially current members </li></ul></ul></ul>January 2011
  8. 8. BDPA New York’s Corporate Partners and Supporters (as of January 2011) <ul><li>Deloitte </li></ul><ul><li>UBS </li></ul><ul><li>JP Morgan Chase </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Delbac </li></ul><ul><li>Walmart </li></ul><ul><li>National Grid </li></ul><ul><li>BDPA/BETF </li></ul>January 2011 <ul><li>NAAHR </li></ul><ul><li>NABA </li></ul><ul><li>NSBE </li></ul><ul><li>NBMBAA </li></ul>
  9. 9. How can BDPA Benefit Sirius? <ul><li>Sponsors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your support of BDPA today expands your IT resources for tomorrow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your active involvement in BDPA builds the next generation of IT and technology leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BDPA is a strong partner to help you open new markets within African American communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join BDPA to advance your career in IT. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through BDPA, help shape and guide the next generation of IT professionals. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in BDPA at the community level to bridge the digital divide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open the door to new business opportunities through BDPA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help us help you through contributing to BDPA’s growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in BDPA at the community level to bridge the digital divide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Play with today’s technology while creating tomorrow’s technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try it, you might like it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make friends and find mentors who can shape your future </li></ul></ul>January 2011
  10. 10. BDPA Membership Benefits <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Job Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PDU & CPE Credit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Protégé Mentoring Program / ITSMF </li></ul><ul><li>Community Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth Computer Camps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Computer Competition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College Student Initiative – IT Showcase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internships & Mentorships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Black Family Technology Awareness Week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BDPA IT Institute </li></ul>January 2011
  11. 11. Membership Benefits <ul><li>Increase your TECHNICAL EXPERTISE </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerate your PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Provide professional SOCIAL CONTACT </li></ul><ul><li>Increase your awareness of BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES </li></ul><ul><li>Provide an opportunity to SHARE your expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Provide an opportunity to receive industry RECOGNITION </li></ul><ul><li>Provide an opportunity to publish in National BDPA Technical Journals </li></ul>January 2011
  12. 12. BDPA New York Chapter Achievements <ul><li>Summer Internship @ UBS & Bank of New York </li></ul><ul><li>BDPA-NY Team came in 5th place at BDPA National HSCC Conference </li></ul><ul><li>BDPA-NY SITES Team participated in TeraGrid Computing Conference (2009 and 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>BDPA-NY SITES went on trips to learn how technology is utilized in the workplace: MOMA, UBS, United Nations and Federal Reserve Bank </li></ul><ul><li>BDPA-NY SITES participated in Business Etiquette Program, which focused on Soft Skills </li></ul>January 2011
  13. 13. STEM – Student Programs January 2011 <ul><li>Information Technology (IT) Showcase </li></ul><ul><li>High School Computer Competition (HSCC) </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Technology Camp </li></ul>
  14. 14. January 2011 <ul><li>2010 Team </li></ul><ul><li>All students in College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell, University of Rochester, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clarkson University, New York City College of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 students Full Scholarships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Studying Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>High School student Summer Internships @ UBS </li></ul><ul><li>Working on real world projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Success Stories </li></ul></ul>January 2011
  15. 15. January 2011 <ul><li>Black Family Technology Awareness Week </li></ul><ul><li>(BFTAW) </li></ul><ul><li>National Cyber Security Awareness Month </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bringing Technology Topics to the Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BDPA-NY Community Service </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. BFTAW 2011
  17. 17. BDPA New York Chapter Activities <ul><li>Monthly Program Meetings -Timeframe: Every 3rd Thursday, Jan. thru Nov. 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>These meetings are held for information sharing, networking and center around formal presentations in leading edge technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Seminars and Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology in Emergency Management Symposium </li></ul><ul><li>Employment and Branding Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Along with monthly program meetings, several communications have been created to effectively communicate with other interested parties. They are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The BDPA New York web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A voicemail and messaging system that announces upcoming events and accepts message for follow-up contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BDPA New York Chapter Newsletter </li></ul></ul>January 2011
  18. 18. BDPA New York Chapter Activities <ul><li>Networking Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly Meeting and Sponsors Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet and Greet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CIO / CTO Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>August 3rd – 6th, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Fundraiser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarship and Sponsor Recognition Dinner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>September 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Holiday Fundraiser </li></ul>January 2011
  19. 19. How can Sirius Support BDPA NY? <ul><li>Additional Adult Memberships </li></ul><ul><li>High School / College Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Program Meeting/ Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Education/ Awards Banquet Sponsor </li></ul><ul><li>Underwrite Student Conference Registration </li></ul><ul><li>IT Showcase / HSCC Travel </li></ul><ul><li>Student Scholarships </li></ul>January 2011
  20. 20. National BDPA Conference <ul><li>33rd Annual National Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>August 3-6, 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hilton, Chicago, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme: The GPS of Future Technologists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Events Include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Fair </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking Activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High School Computer Competition (HSCC) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking Activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Expo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Youth Technology Camp </li></ul></ul></ul>January 2011
  21. 21. January 2011 Contact Information Web Site: Contact: Renetta English, President [email_address] Office: BDPA New York Murray Hill Station P.O. Box 808 New York, NY 10156 Phone: 212-802-5341
  22. 22. Questions ?