What we're about

We invite you to join BDPA (http://bdpamemphis.org)!. As technology professionals competing in a global market, we must never stop learning or growing. With membership, you always have access to best in class benefits and resources that will support your career from the classroom to the boardroom.

Annual Membership Dues

Full-time Student Member - $25.00 Full-time College Student Member - $25.00 Full Member - $100.00 per year; $400.00 5 years lifetime Member - $1000.00

Membership in BDPA means that you have a partner in achieving your career goals and aspirations.

Through our many programs and initiatives, BDPA offers a variety of reasons for IT professionals and students to join.


Be part of a national movement and make a difference in the lives of African American information technology professionals as we work together to create the changes needed for diverse work environments and supportive communities.


Develop career-advancing leadership skills from people who care about your future. Maximize the career-boosting value of your BDPA membership by participating in volunteer opportunities that match your professional goals and strengthen your existing skills.


Exchange ideas, explore business and career opportunities and share common goals with African American IT professionals across the nation. Connect with mentors, colleagues, entrepreneurs, and senior-level managers that can assist you in making the right connections to place you on an upward career path.

Youth Education

Involvement in the Professional Development, High School Computer Competition, and Mentoring programs allow you to aid in the personal and professional development of African Americans while raising awareness of issues affecting technology professionals.

Education & Career Enhancement

Participate in BDPA programs and certification courses that are specifically designed to provide professional and career development opportunities. Gain access to special resources like the BDPA Career Center to find a new job, or to the BDPA IT Institute to upgrade your skills or to earn certifications.

Upcoming events (2)

Monthly Meetup

460 S Highland St

Communitech 460 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111 Tentative Agenda Tuesday arrivals: please arrive by 4:45 pm Announcements start at 5:00 PM Networking starts at 6:00 p.m. Dress code: Business Casual

Cyber Security CompTIA Security+ Study group

460 S Highland St

Cyber Security initiative This initiative is to provide research, support, and education for the members of BDPA who have drawn interest in cybersecurity. The purpose is to develop and deploy competent learners into the world of cybersecurity (10/7) 7:00 PM Welcome 7:10 PM Understanding terms and concepts 7:45 PM Homework

Past events (1)

Monthly Meetup

460 S Highland St

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