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Press Release: BDPA Epsilon Award Winners (2012)

This is a press release announcing the winners of the 2012 Best Company for Blacks in Technology Award as well as the individual Epsilon Award winners.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Press Release: BDPA Epsilon Award Winners (2012)

  • 1. Media Contact: Jesse Mathews, Director epsilon-awards@bdpa.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TECHNOLOGY GIANTS LEAD THE WAY IN DIVERSITY AMONG BLACKS IN TECHNOLOGY & EPSILON PROGRAMWashington, DC (Jan 3, 2013) – Forging the way for Blacks in Technology, the world’s leadingcorporate giants were awarded with Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) prestigiousCorporate Epsilon Award. The awards went to Health Care Service Corporation, HP, Intel,Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Walmart, WellPoint and Wells Fargo. This year’s Corporate Epsilonnominees will be announced at BDPA’s 35th Annual National Conference, August 14-17, 2013,in Washington, D. C.BDPA’s Corporate Epsilon and Top Company for Blacks in Technology Awards recognizecompanies who are trailblazers in training, retention, tenure, promotions, supplier diversity, andcommunity outreach. The 2012 Best Company for Blacks in Technology award went to Johnson& Johnson for their support of BDPA on a national and local (New Jersey) level.Listed among the 2011 Fortune 500 Companies, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Johnson & Johnson,Merck, Walmart, WellPoint, and Wells Fargo are change agents. Hewlett Packard reports, “Weview change in the market as an opportunity to grow; to use our profits and our ability to developand produce innovative products, services and solutions that satisfy emerging customer needs."Last year’s Technology Conference individual awards went to Rashsaan Alston, Most PromisingTechnologist; Julius Clark and Gwendolyn Davis, Career Achievement; Susan Barker and BaronThrower, Professional Achievement; and William Holdipp, Jr., Community Service.Below are the key dates for the 2013 Epsilon Awards: • Applications available January 7, 2013 • Nomination deadline: May 3, 2013 • Epsilon Awards announced: June 7, 2013 • Top Company For Blacks In Technology awarded August 17, 2013Please contact Jesse Mathews at or plan to attend BDPA’s 35thAnnual National Conference. For more conference information, contact Wayne Hicks, Director,BDPA Corporate Sales Department,, (513) 284-4968. ###

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