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RESCHEDULED - BDPA New York - Black Family Technology Awareness - Day #2

BDPA New York Chapter

Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)

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The February 16th Event has been Rescheduled to February 23rd from 1PM - 3PM

In the month of February as we celebrate Black History Month the BDPA New York Chapter annually recognizes Black Family Technology Awareness Week (BFTAW). This year our theme is "Technology is for Everyone in our Community."

Black Family Technology Awareness Week, or BFTAW, is a national public awareness campaign designed to encourage more African Americans to incorporate technology into their daily lives.  The purpose of the event is to help eliminate the science and technology gap among members of the minority community.  By showcasing science and technology in a fun and interactive way, we endeavor to motivate more minority students to pursue careers in these fields. It’s also an exciting time for students and families as they spend a full day immersed in a variety of fun and interactive workshops.


On February 23rd, we are sponsoring  the following workshops for the entire family which will be interactive and infomative.


Finding an Information Technology Career in a Challenging Economy

Presenter:   Elias Naser, Career Developer at Per Scholas


Cyber Health / Identity Theft/Cybercrime

Presenter:   Renetta English, BDPA NY President


BDPA New York - Information Technology Student Showcase

Presenter: Students in BDPA IT Showcase Program



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Giveaways and Light Refreshments will be provided



EA - Popcap

Career Communications Group

Crown Heights Public Library

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When & Where

Crown Heights Library
560 New York Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)

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BDPA New York Chapter

BDPA is an Information Technology organization consisting of professionals from all areas of IT and various cities across the nation. Our intent is to accumulate a pool of technical knowledge and business experience with the intention of utilizing these resources to strengthen the expertise of minority members of the information technology community.

The New York Chapter is the 6th largest chapter of 45 Chapters across the United States.   

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