MBEs (Minority Business Enterprise) in Technology and Student STEM Presentations (New York)

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6pm - 8:30pm EDT Thursday, June 21 2012
Microsoft, NY, NY
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BDPA New York on Jun 04, 2012

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BDPA New York Chapter would like to invite members, small business owners, and guests to our upcoming professional development meeting.

We will also highlight the Student Information Technology Education Scholarship (SITES) program, which consist of the IT Showcase and High School Computer Competition (HSCC) will be presented at the program meeting.



Topic:       MBEs (Minority Business Enterprise) in Technology and BDPA NY

                Students Presentations 

Date:        June  21,  2012

Time:       6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location:   Microsoft, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY    

                (6th Avenue between 51st and 52nd Street), 6th Floor

Donation:  $10.00



Presentation Overview 

  • What is the National Minority Supplier Development Council?
  • What is a certified MBE?
  • How does an MBE gets certified?
  • What is the economic impact of MBEs?
  • The need for more minority in STEM



Len LeachLen Leach is the Vice President of Information Technology and Services for the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Mr. Leach serves as the lead technology educator for technology use and understanding. Mr. Leach is responsible for all of the organization's technology-related activities, including strategic planning, management, operations and service delivery.


Prior to joining NMSDC, Mr. Leach spent four years as the director of applications engineering and business intelligence at Brookfield Properties. He was also the director of application services for EMI Music for more than eight years.


Mr. Leach earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from City College, and a master's degree in technology management from Columbia University.



Meet our students!


Please come out and support our youth and future IT professionals as they 

are presented to the membership in preparation for the competitions at the  national conference. 

Light Refeshments will be served


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