Tuesday, April 11, 2017

BDPA Lands STEM Sponsorship from Baxter International

Globally respected as a major medical first, Baxter International contributed to BDPA’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program as a Corporate Sponsor. Baxter International is an American innovator health care company who serves patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries.

Paul Martin, Baxter CIO
As a proud BDPA sponsor, Baxter is committed to the guidance and development of students in computer science and related STEM fields,” said Paul Martin, Baxter International CIO. “We believe that diverse talent will help us drive innovation, create trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers and community partners, and ultimately help us fulfill our mission of saving and sustaining lives worldwide,” he added.

Founded in 1975 by Earl Pace and David Wimberly, BDPA is the largest African American Information Technology association in the U.S., and the largest national non-profit organization continually involved in training students underrepresented in STEM education across the country. BDPA has over 40 chapters nationwide with more than 2,500 professional and student members. BDPA offers over $100,000 scholarships annually to hundreds of high school and college students who wish to pursue STEM careers.

Reggie Rush
Reggie Rush, BDPA Chicago chapter president stated, "BDPA Chicago chapter is proud to once again thank Baxter for their continued support. BDPA knows Baxter supports people in need worldwide while strengthening the company’s business. BDPA Chicago is honored that Baxter supports our initiatives as we work to improve community knowledge and interest in the technology space. This demonstrates Baxter’s commitment and encourages employee engagement. The board, the chapter members, and the students we teach greatly appreciate the support."

For more details about the BDPA corporate sponsorship program, contact the corporate sales support team at (301) 584-3135 ext.108 or corpsales@bdpa.org. Additionally, please visit www.bdpa.org.

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