BDPAHSV Member Spotlights is a monthly interview with one of the members to spotlight there achievements, hobbies, and goals. For the month of November the Member Spotlight is Jason Bradshaw. Jason Bradshaw was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Selma, Alabama. He became interested in information technology back in the late 80’s when … Read moreMember Spotlight – Jason Bradshaw
We would like to thank Curtis Ellington, Cary Hale, and the 100 Black Men of Greater Huntsville for giving us the opportunity to train the intelligent Men of Tomorrow. BDPA Huntsville trainers: Bernard Nealy, Brandon Fields, Pat King, and Jason Bradshaw plus special guest Irah Johnson, were all honored for the opportunity to speak with … Read moreMen of Tomorrow Embrace STEM Workshop
On September 28th, 2019 the Huntsville chapter of BDPA provided a STEM workshop for returning and new students at Mae Jemison High School. First time students to the workshop had the opportunity experience electrical engineering by connecting a Raspberry Pi microcomputer to a CAMJam Kit breadboard by wiring the two devices together. While also installing … Read moreBDPA Gives Another STEM Workshop at Jemison High School
On October 4th, 2019, BDPA Huntsville member, Pat King was invited to speak to the students at Mae Jemison High School. Mrs. King spoke to juniors and seniors about her career as an engineer. She described her struggles and triumphs while encouraging the young women and young men to aim high to reach their goals. … Read morePat King Encourages Students to Reach Their Goals
We would like to take a moment out to thank our friends at Huntsville Hub for allowing us to hold our monthly chapter meetings in their beautiful facilities! The staff is great and the conference room was very nice. If you are looking for a co-working space or somewhere to hold your next meeting please … Read moreThanks to our friends at Huntsville Hub!
The Huntsville chapter of BDPA continued their collaboration with the Huntsville chapter of 100 Black Men by teaching a STEM workshop. Chapter members taught several teenaged boys about electronic circuit wiring. The two-part STEM workshop is presented by BDPA Board Member Bernard Nealy who is also the owner of Vision Tech Alliance. The workshop is … Read moreSTEM Training Workshop with Huntsville Young Men
The physical computing course uses the Raspberry Pi microcomputer to cover the basics of computer programming and the ability to connect different hardware components to prepare students for STEM projects. An example would be students coding light patterns on marquee style block of lights connected to the Raspberry Pi.
Where did you attend college? Alabama A&M University- Degree in Computer and Information Sciences Do you have any certifications? CISSP, CEH, CISM, ITIL Foundations, SEC + What kind of work do you do? Currently a Information Technology Cybersecurity Analyst How long have you been in technology field? 35+ years of experience in this field When … Read moreMember Spotlight – Claudia Williams