Tuesday, January 24, 2012

BDPA iRadio Show - January 24, 2012

BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) is very proud to be the creator of the BDPA iRadio Show. Our Internet Radio Show has been up and running for seven months with over 70 guests. You can listen to the archive version of the show using the widget shown in the right-hand sidebar of this blog.

Episodes of the BDPA iRadio Show are now available for immediate and FREE download from the iTunes Store.

If you missed the live show, then we encourage you to listen to the archived audio-clip of the show that aired on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.

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The guests on the show:
  1. Mildred Allen - chapter president, BDPA Greater Columbia - Mildred has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology starting from Computer Operations, Information Security, System Integrations and Project Management. She currently works for SCANA Services in Columbia, South Carolina for the Information Systems and Technology Department (IST) as an IST Project Manager. Mildred earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University in 2012. Mildred has a long and distinguished career within BDPA. She has served in a variety of leadership positions including National BDPA VP-Membership Management, National BDPA Community Outreach Director, National Youth Technology Camp program manager and BDPA Greater Columbia chapter president. She is a past winner of the Outstanding Member of the Year and Outstanding President’s awards. Her chapter was named ‘chapter of the year’ in 2002. She has rare insights to share about the ability of BDPA to advance the careers of African Americans in the IT industry from the ‘classroom to boardroom’.
  2. Kai Dupé - speaker and consultant, Kai Dupé Productions - Kai is a technical trainer and software development consultant with over 25 years of experience. He is also a educational technology doctoral student at Pepperdine University researching the lack of African American males in the information technology field. Kai is focused on technology integration in urban schools as well as societal digital equity issues and the educational failures of African American males. He utilizes his life lessons as well as his educational experiences expertise and skills to develop software for businesses large and small as well as promote technology integration in American schools, and encourage African Americans to participate in the digital society via workshops, seminars and speaking engagements. Kai publishes a syndicated column and a blog under the title, “Where Are the Blacks in Technology?” You can follow Kai on Twitter - @KaiDupe
  3. Monique Berry - president, National BDPA - Monique has a powerful BDPA legacy. Her chapter won chapter-of-the-year honors during both of the years that she was a chapter president. She currently serves as our national president. She led the team that planned a successful 2011 BDPA Technology Conference in Chicago. She has a vision for where she would like to take BDPA in 2012-2013 as our national president and she shared some of that vision with us during her interview. Monique is on Twitter - @BDPA_Conference

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