BDPA Foundation

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, 7/6/2016 (Shawnta Turner-Richard, Houston White)

Shawnta Turner-Richard (BDPA Twin Cities)
First Fridays Honors Two Up-and-Coming Entrepreneurs. On July 1, July’s First Fridays Twin Cities honored two Minnesotans in its “Faces of the Month” recognition.

The tradition continues in honoring people who are making a difference in the Black community. Shawnta Turner-Richard was the female honored for the month of July. Being honored was “a shock to me,” she said. She has a background in community service, promotion and entrepreneurial work within the Twin Cities and Atlanta.

Turner-Richard has worked on events for the United Negro College Fund, including two walk events here in the Twin Cities, and she is currently a project manager at Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) Drive camp. Through BDPA youth learn about technology.

Read the full Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder article.