WIIM Event: Diversity Lessons from the Construction Sector; real examples from the field

When:  Jul 8, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)

Yvette Richardson will share her diversity lessons learned as an Electrical Engineer in the construction and engineering sector. As a female lead, and a founding principal of Sabir Richardson & Weisberg Engineering & Architecture, Yvette has managed her way and thrived in her career in a male-dominated industry. What lessons can the Information Management Industry learn from her experiences?

Join us for an interactive, informal discussion We’ll hear Yvette share her tips and stories, and then take some time to discuss these points, along with other experiences and suggestions that our WIIM Members share.

Event Speaker

Yvette Richardson, Principal & Professional Engineer, SRW Engineering & Architecture
Yvette Richardson is a founding Principal of Sabir Richardson & Weisberg Engineering & Architecture and has over twenty-five yearsʼ of experience in design, construction, facilities management, and financing in the public and private sectors. Before SRW, Yvette was a Project Manager at Bovis Lend Lease on the World Trade Center Memorial & Museum and managed over $80 million dollars of construction, a Vice President at Citibank Community Development, and managed the engineering risk of Citibankʼs Northeastern US community development lending portfolio valued at over $400 million dollars and held various other positions at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Meyer Strong & Jones and electrical contracting companies. She is active in the community as an officer, member, and volunteer for various professional, philanthropic, and non-profit organizations involving youth mentorship. Yvette is a Professional Engineer registered in NY and a LEED Accredited Professional.


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