to Business Exchange, Luncheon Honoree - Joy P. Crichlow has
been the Director of Con Edison's Supplier Diversity Program
(formerly the Minority/Women Business Program)
P. Crichlow has been the Director of Con Edison's Supplier
Diversity Program (formerly the Minority/Women Business Program)
for more than 20 years, where she helped to develop the basic
principles of the program. As part of the program, she instituted
a series of seminars for purchasing agents, stressing the
vital role the buyer plays in the program's success.
Her commitment to promote the utilization
of minority businesses in the Northeast Utility Industry served
as a catalyst for the development of the Edison Electric Institute's
Minority Business Development Task Force. Through Ms.Crichlow’s
efforts, Con Edison's Supplier Diversity Program has served
as a model for numerous corporations.
Ms. Crichlow attended New York University
where she earned bachelor’s and a master’s degree.
Prior to joining Con Edison, she taught at the Board of Education
of the City of New York, New York University, Pratt Institute,
and The City University of New York.
Contributions and Achievements in Industry and Profession
Crichlow, as an advocate for minority businesses, has received
numerous awards during her more than 20 years in this arena.
Among her many achievements, Ms. Crichlow
was the Chairperson for the 1999 National Minority Enterprise
Development Week Summit in Washington, D.C.; she was the 2005
Chairperson of the New York/New Jersey Minority Supplier Development
Council; is currently a board member for the Association of
Minority Enterprises of New York (AMENY); a board member of
Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI);
the Flatbush YMCA of Greater New York, and most recently named
to the New York City Small Business Services Advisory Board.