Strategic Alliances

ITSMF collaborates with other organizations whose goals and objectives align with ours. These organizations contribute to the advancement of technology and are dedicated to promoting diversity.

BDPA, an ITSMF strategic alliance

BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) is a non-profit organization of professionals working in or having an interest in the Computer Science and Information Technology fields. BDPA has a diverse representation of Information Technology professionals.

Career Communications Group, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Career Communications Group (CCG) is a leader in celebrating diversity and promoting equal opportunity for minorities and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

CIO Executive Council, an ITSMF strategic alliance

The CIO Executive Council (CEC) is an unbiased safe-haven for IT executives who are seeking to advance their profession, develop their leaders, showcase their success and make better, more informed decisions. The CEC provides each member a highly individual experience that draws upon a wealth of resources, including peer-to-peer interactions, a deep industry knowledge base, professional development programs, communities of practice, and media/public relations opportunities.

Diversity in Action, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Diversity in Action is a print/digital magazine and website that reaches STEM professionals and students who are women, African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American; veterans and active military; people with disabilities; members of the LGBT community, or members of other diversity groups.

Executive Leadership Council, an ITSMF strategic alliance

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization for the development of global black leaders.  Our mission is to increase the number of successful black executives, domestically and internationally, by adding value to their development, leadership and philanthropic endeavors, thereby strengthening their companies, organizations and communities across the lifecycle of their careers.  Comprised of more than 600 current and former black CEOs, board members and senior executives at Fortune 1,000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms, we work to build an inclusive business leadership pipeline that empowers global black leaders to make impactful contributions to the marketplace and the global communities they serve.

Gartner, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. They deliver the technology-related insight necessary for their clients to make the right decisions, every day.

HBCU Community Development Action Coalition, an ITSMF strategic alliance

HBCU Community Development Action Coalition promotes, supports and advocates for historically black colleges and minority serving institutions (MSIs), community development corporations (CDCs) and the community economic development industry whose work creates wealth, builds healthy and sustainable communities, and achieves lasting economic viability. HBCU CDAC fulfills its mission of service to its members working in disinvested urban and rural communities through education, resource development, advocacy, networking, and training.

HITEC, an ITSMF strategic alliance

HITEC (Hispanic IT Executive Council) is a premier global executive leadership organization of senior business and IT executives who have built outstanding careers in Information Technology. HITEC’s premiere network spans the Americas and is focused on building stronger technology and executive leaders, leadership teams, corporations and role models in a rapidly changing, flatter and Information Technology centric world.

INROADS, an ITSMF strategic alliance

For over four decades, INROADS has helped businesses gain greater access to diverse talent through continuous leadership development of outstanding ethnically diverse students and placement of those students in internships at many of North America’s top corporations, firms and organizations, preparing them for corporate and community leadership.

International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals, an ITSMF strategic alliance

The International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit association that is dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cyber security students and professionals. ICMCP offers our members mentoring opportunities, professional development services and vast networking resources.  The ICMCP was launched in 2014 to help bridge the ‘great cyber divide’ that results from the ongoing under-representation of minorities in the fast-growing field of cyber security.  The ICMCP will tackle this ‘divide’ with scholarship opportunities, technical training programs, innovative outreach, mentoring and networking programs targeting minority cyber security professionals worldwide and by promoting academic and technical excellence in our tradecraft.

Million Women Mentors, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Million Women Mentors is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields.

NCWIT, an ITSMF strategic alliance

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization chartered in 2004 by the National Science Foundation.  NCWIT is a “collective impact” effort, a community of more than 700 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase girls’ and women’s participation in technology and computing. NCWIT helps organizations recruit, retain, and advance women from K-12 and higher education through industry and entrepreneurial careers by providing support, evidence, and action.

NPower, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Through its programs and services NPower and its corporate partners are providing IT services and training to nonprofits, schools, and young adults. The programs and services include the Community Corps (TCC), Technology Service Corps (TSC ) and ITBasic.

NSBE, an ITSMF strategic alliance

With more than 30,000 members around the world, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States. NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.”

Per Scholas, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Per Scholas was founded more than 20 years ago to break the cycle of poverty by providing technology access and education in underserved communities. They accomplish this mission today by creating real opportunities for people who work hard to build better lives for themselves and their families. Learn more…

Society for Information Management (SIM), an ITSMF strategic alliance

Since 1968, SIM has inspired the minds of the most prestigious IT leaders in the industry. Highly regarded as the premier network for IT leadership, SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and rich intellectual capital and who explore future IT direction.

U.S. News STEM Solutions, an ITSMF strategic alliance

U.S. News STEM Solutions is a mission-critical event focused on the shortage of STEM-related skills in the American workforce. U.S. News & World Report will bring together major corporations, leading educators, top policy makers and education technology companies to create a collective that will fill jobs now and advance the future STEM workforce.

Year Up, an ITSMF strategic alliance

Year Up envisions a future in which every urban young adult will have access to the education, experiences, and guidance required to realize his or her true potential. Their mission is to close the opportunity divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.