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U.S. Coalition of Black Women Businesses, Inc.

Business Luncheon SHEE™ Fireside Chat


November 1, 2023


428 Sunrise Hwy Lynbrook, NY 11563
Yvette Richardson, PE, LEED AP

Yvette Richardson is a founding Principal of Sabir Richardson & Weisberg Engineering & Architecture and has over twenty-five years’ 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 Citibank’s 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, NJ, MD, NC & VA and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Registrations & certifications

Licensed Professional Engineer, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia & North Carolina



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Professional Affiliations

  • Community Board Member & Vice Chair of the Land Use Committee, Brooklyn Community Board 2
  • Treasurer, Council of Black Architecture and Engineering Companies
  • Former Secretary, National Association of Black Women in Construction, NY Metro Chapter
  • 2019 Conference Sponsorship Chairperson, Mentorship Chairperson, Former Parliamentarian and Member, National Organization of Minority Architects, NYCOBA (NYC)
  • Member, National Society of Black Engineers
  • Mentor, National Coalition of One Hundred Black Women
  • Advisory Board Member, Treasurer & Volunteer, NYC NAACP ACTSO program
  • Former Treasurer, Asst. Treasurer and Director, Pratt Towers Inc. (Mitchell Lama Cooperative)
  • Volunteer, Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Brooklyn North