BFTAW-Founded by Career Communications Group (CCG) in Baltimore, Maryland, BFTAW sponsors include BDPA, EMC2, IBM, Lockheed Martin and other supporting organizations. CCG publishes US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine and sponsors the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference, an annual gathering of some of America's brightest minds, from promising students to top industry professionals. This conference features excellent programs for elementary, middle high school students, outstanding and timely symposia for college students, and panel discussions on career development for professionals. Regional BDPA chapters also host related BEYA events and annually participate in BFTAW activities. While the agenda for National Black Family Technology Awareness Week lists the activities on a specific day, you are free to hold any activity at anytime within the month of February.
- Black Family Technology Sunday
- Business Empowerment Day
- Family Technology Day
- Tech Health Day
- Tech Education Day
- Discover Technology Day
- Technology Leaders Day
- Black Engineer of the Year Awards celebration
GRANT$, in-kind and cash, also are available. To find out how you or your organization can participate in either the Black Family Technology Awareness Week or the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference this year, please click request information , call CCG at 410-244-7101 or contact BDPA at 1.800.727.BDPA (2372).