Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Global Database Giant Oracle Partners with BDPA

Globally known as a leader in hardware and software systems, Oracle agreed to support the National BDPA at this year’s 35th Annual BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair, August 14-17, 2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington DC. The Silver Level sponsorship includes $30,000 in college scholarships for deserving BDPA students all over the country. Oracle was named 'Corporation of the Year' by BDPA in 2012.
"We are delighted to have the continued support of Oracle as a BDPA partner. As the premier association of Black Information Technology professionals, this 35th annual conference provides an ideal venue to showcase Oracle's commitment to workforce diversity," stated Monique Berry, National BDPA President.
Traci Wade and Monique Berry
With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems. Oracle provides its customers with hardware and software engineered to work together—integrated from disk to applications─that meet their business needs and solve their business problems. And Oracle continues to innovate and to lead the industry, with a focus on solving the problems of the customers who rely on their technology.
Traci Wade, Oracle Diversity Consultant said, "Oracle is honored to have a long standing partnership with BDPA to provide scholarship donations to scholars who are pursuing their goals to achieve degrees in the STEM fields."
BDPA is recognized nationally as a global member-focused technology organization with over 45 active chapters in the United States. BDPA continues to stand as a leader in delivering 21st century technological programs, college scholarships, mentoring, support and services for youth and adult IT professionals.

For more information, contact Wayne Hicks, Director, BDPA Corporate Sales Department, corpsales@bdpa.org, (301) 584-3135.

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