We are the Indianapolis Chapter of BDPA



Our Mission

is to be the premier leader in STEM that engages, empowers, and drives thought leadership for our diverse community.

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Our Vision

The Vision of the Indianapolis BDPA is to be the premier leader in STEM that engages, empowers, and drives thought leadership for our diverse community.

Our Core Values

Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Innovation, Community, Collaboration, Investing, Stewardship, Leadership

Our Youth Programs

National High School Computer Competition (HSCC) Programs

HSCC is designed to introduce our Youth to the field of Information Technology, encourage them to seek higher levels of education, and groom many of them to become our next generation of IT professionals.

Information Technology (IT) Showcase

The Information Technology (IT) Showcase allows student presenters from educational institutions across the United States, to present and demonstrate their research. The presentations represent advanced computing and technical topics presented by college and high school students.

Mobile App Showcase

The Mobile App Showcase allows student application developers the opportunity to participate in a competition that allows them to an opportunity to test their talents against others and develop a working, functional mobile application.


BDPA Indianapolis Chapter currently offers scholarships to qualified students studying technology related curricula at institutions of higher learning. The Association also sponsors scholarships to promote professionalism and the advancement of careers for technology professionals.

Featured Initiatives

BDPA Digital

BDPA Digital highlights a strategic focus on emerging IT technologies; artificial intelligence, internet of things, block chain, robotic automation, wearables & sensors and analytics.

HSCC Competition

The students that participate in the HSCC Competition representing the Indianapolis Chapter of BDPA  benefit by increased the opportunities to win local and national BDPA scholarships.

IT Showcase

The students that participate in the IT Showcase representing the Indianapolis Chapter of BDPA  benefit by gaining improved research and oral presentation skills and the best earn prizes.

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Upcoming Events



2019 Membership Drive

BDPA Indianapolis Chapter Membership Drive – Wed, March 27, 2019 at Rock Bottom Restaurant, 10 W Washington, from 4:30-7:00pm.   More Details



BDPA Career Talk 2019 Series

When: 11:30 AM – 1PM
Where: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/bdpa
Contact: Shondria Seaton, National BDPA Secretary, secretary@bdpa.org
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Monthly Chapter Program Meeting

Monthly chapter program meeting normally hosted on the 3rd Friday featuring topics from BDPA Digital initiative.   More Details



BDPA Technology Conference

2019 Annual Technology Conference, Career Fair and Youth Experience. Online registration is available until 7/31/2019 at https://www.bdpa.org.   More Details

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