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Best Companies for Blacks in Technology Awards Program 

 

For over 40 years, BDPA has partnered with corporate America to provide a steady stream of talented African Americans in IT.  

 

BDPA offers our stakeholders in corporations, educational institutions and government agencies opportunities to network with other employers, career professionals and students in the pursuit of IT talent and services, as well as receive critical information on technology trends. 

  

The prestigious Top Companies for Blacks in Technology award is presented annually during the National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair to the company that best demonstrates a workplace and environment that supports the advancement of African-Americans in the Information Technology industry.  Each year, National BDPA surveys Fortune 1000 companies to make an assessment of their internal workplace and career development climate using the following rating categories:

 

Rating Categories

Tenure, Promotions and Terminations

Leadership Development and Advancement

Supplier Diversity

Community & BDPA Engagement

 

 

Key Dates & Information

  • Nominations are due July 1, 2016 and must be submitted to awards@bdpa.org. 

 

  •  The Top Company for Blacks in Technology will be announced during the National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair Awards Gala on Saturday, August 13.  The 2016 Conference will be held at the Westin Peachtree Center, Atlanta, GA fro August 10-13.
  • Please direct all inquiries or questions regarding the program to  awards@bdpa.org.  A response will be provided within seventy-two (72) hours of receipt.

Application Logistics

 

Answers to the application questions assist BDPA in making an assessment of the workplace and career development climate within your organization. If you prefer not to answer a question please leave it blank and proceed to the next question in the application.

All application responses are strictly confidential and are evaluated by an executive level team of National BDPA.

 

Please submit, by email, completed applications by July 1, 2016 to awards@bdpa.org.  

 

Please direct all inquiries or questions regarding the program to awards@bdpa.org. 

A response will be provided within seventy-two (72) hours of receipt.

 

 CLICK HERE: To download the 2016 Best Companies for Blacks in Technology Program
CLICK HERE: To see a list of the past award receipants              

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