Business Diversity Program (BDP)

  • A Rousingly Successful Supplier Fair

    Procurement Services and the Business Diversity Program would like to thank all of you who had the opportunity to attend the 10th Annual Supplier Fair on March 16th. We set an all-time record for attendance at close to 350 UW attendees. Full story...

  • University of Washington wins 2014 Public Agency of the Year Award

    Friday, March 13, 2015, the University of Washington's Business Diversity Program and its partners won the 2014 Public Agency of the Year award from the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development CouncilThe award recognizes the utilization of Minority Business Enterprises. Full story...

  • 2015 Regional Contracting Forum

    UW Business Diversity Program staff and its BDP Champions attended the 2015 Regional Contracting Forum. Click here to see photos.

  • Meet Our Team

    Greetings from UW Business Diversity Team! From left to right: Angela Battle, Christina VanMiddlesworth, and Katherine Wu. Contact us today.

The UW Business Diversity Program (BDP) connects companies owned by minorities, women, veterans, as well as businesses located in historically underutilized business regions and small disadvantaged businesses with procurement opportunities at the University.

BDP is committed to enhancing the diversity of businesses competing for work with the UW by ensuring its procurement and contracting strategies align with and better utilize the increasing diversity of businesses in the state and the nation. The BDP focuses on developing internal awareness regarding small, local and diverse suppliers, building capacity among the small, local and diverse community and creating opportunities for these suppliers to be successful at the University. Learn more...