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What is BDPA?

BDPA is an international organization with a diverse membership of professionals and students at all levels in the fields of information technology, computer science and related S.T.E.M. fields. Members are actively engaged in serving the community through outreach and charting the future of the IT industry.

  • BDPA can help you advance your career in the IT profession
  • BDPA offers a wealth of resources to put you on a fast-track to a rewarding career.
  • Use our social networks to post technical or business questions, and get assistance from industry experts.


Professionals never stop learning and developing their skills to advance their careers. BDPA can help you establish and reach your IT career goals.


Fortune 500 companies and other forward thinking firms actively participate in chapter events and the Annual Technology Conference. Key executives are ready and waiting to establish a professional relationship with you.


If you are considering a future in IT, or want to learn more about technology, BDPA can help you develop technical skills, introduce you to role models, and open doors to your next internship or first job.


If you provide IT-related services and products, a BDPA membership is a valuable asset. We introduce businesses to individuals with purchasing power. Interact with potential business partners, investors, and employees.


Get access to mentoring, professional coaching, certified training, job placement and other valuable resources. Maximize networking opportunities locally and nationally to build the connections you need to keep advancing your career.


Meet face to face with professionals all over Memphis Tennessee. Enjoy the wide range of activities the local Memphis chapter has to offer. BDPA Membership Orientation is every third Saturday of the month. Come see what BDPA is about.


Board of Directors

Naim Hakeem

Chapter President

Brandon Ellis

Treasurer, VP of Business Management

Judy Lane

VP of Finance

Kareem DaSilva

Member, Past President

DeNisha Malone

Board Member

Bryce Sharp

Board Member, Director of Outreach

Mailing Address

2049 Kilarney Avenue Memphis, TN 38116