The Awards for Top Companies for Blacks in Technology Are In

The Awards for Top Companies for Blacks in Technology Are In

The National Black Data Processing Associates and WorkplaceDiversity.com have announced the Best IT companies for African-Americans.

Published June 2, 2011

Thinking about starting or continuing a career in information technology? Well, you might want to consider working at one of the companies listed below.

 

The National Black Data Processing Associates and WorkplaceDiversity.com have announced the 2011 Best Companies for Blacks in Technology.

 

They include:

Allstate Insurance

American Airlines

BlueCross BlueShield of IL, NM, OK, & TX

Intel

Johnson & Johnson

Merck

Northrop Grumman

State Farm Insurance

Wal-Mart Store

WellPoint

Wells Fargo

 

 “At Johnson & Johnson, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is an intrinsic part of our culture. We embrace and promote differences in every aspect of our business, bringing richness to our work environments and helping us connect with the health needs of all people in communities around the world.” Anthony Carter, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson said in a statement to BET.com.

 

"These companies deserve special recognition for promoting a significant number of African-Americans into their IT management ranks and for their outstanding community outreach and minority vendor programs," says Yvette Graham, National BDPA President.

 

Founded in 1975, BDPA is has served as a premier organization for African-Americans in IT.  Their 30-year commitment has sought to close America’s digital divide.

 

Similar to BDPA’s goal, WorkplaceDiversity.com is the first Web site for companies that want to recruit exceptional diversity candidates for careers in IT.

 

BET.com congratulates all the companies that have made a specific effort to employ and advance African-Americans in Information Technology careers.

 

(Photo: www.WorkplaceDiversity.com)

Written by Danielle Wright

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