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 (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 (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).

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.

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 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 (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.

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.

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.

National Center for Women & Information Technology

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.

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.

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 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…

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 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 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.