Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES) Program 2017
BDPA is an international organization which has grown to over 50 chapters,
chartered throughout the United States. In Philadelphia,
PA in May 1975, Earl A. Pace and David Wimberly founded
the organization. BDPA was founded out of a need to increase the number of minorities in the Information Technology Industry.
BDPA invites membership from all people, regardless of race, sex, religious
beliefs or national origin. Learn more »
Cincinnati Chapter BDPA
In 1989 several professional
African Americans at Digital Equipment
Corporation met with the BDPA Dayton Chapter President.
Subsequent to that meeting, Everett L. Gregory, N. Neal Johnson, Brenda Johnson (Hogan), Charles Cooper and Gina L. Billings
made an offical request to join the National BDPA. In December 1989, the Cincinnati Chapter of BDPA was officially charted.
Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES)
BDPA has maintained a strong community outreach focus throughout it's 40 year history. Each chapter actively supports
training and education for High School and College Students. This website provides information about the SITES offering
for the Cincinnati Chapter outreach effort.
From left to right Yaw Asante, Jon Carr, Austin Murph and Hasani Harrigan won 5th place in the 2014 BDPA National High School Computer Competition.