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Press Release: Life Technologies Becomes a BDPA Silver Level Sponsor

Life Technologies celebrates the gift of giving by investing $34k to become a BDPA Silver Level corporate sponsorship.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Press Release: Life Technologies Becomes a BDPA Silver Level Sponsor

  • 1. Media Contact: Wayne Hicks, Director BDPA Corporate Sales Department (513) 284-4968 GLOBAL GIANT LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CELEBRATES THE GIFT OF GIVING Donates Over $34K to Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA)Washington, DC (January 7, 2013) – Ranked ninth of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in theWorld according to Fast Company, Life Technologies was a first-time Silver Level corporatesponsor of the 2012 National BDPA Technology Conference held last year in Baltimore.Advocating for global diversity, BDPA is at the forefront of market share, membership,transformational change, operational cleanup, and value proposition. And nearly 37 years afterits inception, BDPA continues to stand as a leader in delivering 21st century technologicalprograms, education, mentoring, support, and services for world class IT professionals. "We are delighted to have Life Technologies as a BDPA partner. In addition to this generous $34,000 sponsorship, they are underwriting BDPA memberships for 36 college students. Life Technologies is recognized as the premier association of professional African Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.. The annual conference provides an ideal venue to showcase Life Technologies’ commitment to workforce diversity," said Monique Berry, National BDPA President.Recognized as a leader in diversity biotechnology, Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) has$3.3 billion in client sales in 160 countries with a fast-growing intellectual property estate ofnearly 3,900 patents and exclusive licenses. They also employ approximately 9,000 people. ALife Technologies representative states, “We believe in the power of science and appreciate itsrigorous discipline. That’s what drives our passion for innovation, leading to transformativeofferings that support endeavors throughout the world.” “Life Technologies is a phenomenal corporation providing some of the most advanced and amazing bio-technology products, in addition to a broad base of extensive research services. National BDPA is very excited and proud to be partnered with Life Technologies and we look forward to integrating their people and technical solutions within our local and national programs,” says Robert Gavin, BDPA Account Manager.As a global member focused technology organization with 45 active chapters in the UnitedStates, BDPA will host its 35th annual National BDPA Technology Conference on August 14-17,2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. For more information on creating acorporate partnership with BDPA, contact Wayne Hicks, Director, BDPA Corporate SalesDepartment, (513) 284-4968, ###

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