Advisory Board

Dr. Corrinne Graham, NYS MWBE

Corrinne Graham, Ph.D. is the President at GRAHAM International Consulting & Research and at Designs by Dr.G. She is a NYS Certified Minority Women Business Enterprise (MWBE). She is a highly accomplished speaker, mentor, commercialization and technology transfer specialist, professional development trainer, and consultant to midsize, small, and startup businesses.

Corrinne developed the CDP Model from her published research of Profitability and Cultural Diversity. The CDP Model sheds light on how to grow economies in the global economy through diversity.

Corrinne has been the Treasurer and Board Member at Space Renaissance International (SRI) since 2016. Their mission is getting humanity off-world, not just astronauts engaged in pioneering exploration, but also humanity as a whole. They work for the establishment of an interplanetary society, with long-term aspirations for humanity to become an interstellar civilization.

Her company Designs by Dr. G is a Lifestyle online brand that offers several organic beauty, skincare, and clothing options with 10% giveback to charities.

Since 2014, she has been the President and Founder at NYS MWBE Graham International Consulting and Research. They provide consulting and research services based on profitability models and theoretical frameworks to grow and develop existing markets and entry into new markets.

Appearances include the Huffington Post, WLIW 21, Newsday, CBS 1010 Win, LIBN, Fios1-Money and Main Street, Innovate LI, APICS (American Production and Inventory Controls Society), and SCORE among others.

In 2014, she became Strategic Advisor at CRYPSA, a Cryptocurrency Standards Association and the Executive Producer and Host at My Business Our World, an educational program featuring a few small businesses and individuals in diverse areas of business addressing areas such as taking risks, challenges, and successes. The program is featured on Local Cablevision Channel 20, Long Island.

Corrinne has been recognized by New York City SBS (Small Business Services), for the 2018 and 2019 WENYC (Women Entrepreneurs NYC) Mentor Role. She has been recognized as a LIBN Class of 2017 Long Island Business News Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business and for Diversity in Business Awards and MWBE.

She has been a Board Member and Chair of Women In Business Advancement and Leadership at LIASB (Long Island Advancement of Small business) since 2013. Their mission is to advocate for small business owners in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by providing education, training, and resources. She has also been a Town of Brookhaven Black History Commission member, an NCC Alumni Board Member, and VP and Treasurer for the Women Center for Personal Development (WCPD), a center that works with women in shelters to rebuild their lives.

As an Educator, she has been working at Farmingdale State College, Stony Brook University, and at the University of the West Indies in the Institute for Sustainable Development and the SUNY UWI Institute for Sustainable Leadership.

Corrinne earned her Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix, her MBA in Global Management, and her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Accounting and Business Management from Suny Old Wesbury, New York. She is also a Trainer and Specialist with a Certificate and Licence in Technology Transfer Technology Commercialization (T3C) from Stony Brook University.

Corrinne is a member of the Farmingdale Planning IESC Conference (International Energy and Sustainability Conference) amongst others. She also volunteers for the Have a Heart for the Homeless Candlelight Vigil Planning committee hosted by Long Island Coalition for Homeless.

Watch Corrinen’s interview at Vision Long Island and her conversation with Ganz Strategic Solutions.

Listen to the Aurora Workman, President of the NCC Alumni Association, and Dr. Lynnda Nadien talk with Dr. Corrinne Graham.

Read Town of Brookhaven celebrates 156th anniversary of Juneteenth and WE NYC Selects Dr. Corrinne Graham to Serve as Mentor for Current 2017 Program Cycle.

Visit her Work page, LinkedIn profile. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.