Community Tech Association Launches 2020 with a National Coding Championship and Tech Awards
Samsung and BDPA-DC co-hosted 2019’s annual Tech+Media Reception
WASHINGTON — National BDPA’s Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPA-DC) wrapped up a phenomenal decade highlighting Industry and Civil Rights icons in tech and media.
Information Communications Technology (ICT) industry executives and BDPA-DC honored new Lifetime Achievement Award winners for 2019, The Washington Informer’s 55th Anniversary, the H.O.P.E. Project DMV’s 10th Anniversary, BDPA-DC’s Member of The Year, and 2019’s National High School Computer Competition (HSCC) coding champions from the National Capital Region.
After the annual Tech + Media Reception, the 2019 Annual Community Technology Awards and Holiday Soirée was co-hosted by Samsung
Electronics USA and BDPA-DC inside Samsung’s Washington Executive Briefing Center on Capitol Hill.
Following the ceremony, BDPA-DC’s National Coding Champions, BDPA Student Members, and Community Technology Award winners were treated to a private tour in side Samsung’s Future Center.
BDPA, formerly known as Black Data Processing Associates, was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania over 45 years ago in 1975 to promote professional growth and technical development in underserved communities for those in or entering information and communications technology (ICT) oriented fields of interest and related industries.
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