Thursday, February 19, 2009

BDPA Philadelphia Chapter President Monique Berry Named 'Modern Day Technology Leader'

BDPA Philadelphia chapter president Monique Berry named as a 'Modern-Day Technology Leader' during the 23rd annual National BEYA Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference.

Since 1986, the BEYA Awards have recognized the ongoing achievements of Black leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math-related careers. Awards are presented in more than 25 categories. Modern-Day Technology Leaders are men and women of color who are demonstrating outstanding performance and will shape the future course of engineering, science and technology.

Monique is a member of the National BDPA Board of Directors and serves as president of the BDPA chapter in Philadelphia. Monique is committed to shaping the lives of future generations by demonstrating the importance of careers in math, science, engineering and technology fields.

"It is an honor and privilege to be recognized nationally as a Modern-Day Technology Leaders," said Ms. Berry. "My goal is to get minority youth interested in technology by showing them how challenging, fun and exciting the field of information technology can be."

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