2022 Nassau BOCES Education Partner Award Honoree
Workforce Career Readiness
Dr. Corinthia Price
Founder, CEO, Workforce Career Readiness
Dr. Corinthia Price is an international business advisor, entrepreneur, scholar, workforce and economic development consultant, and educator specializing in work-based learning and real-world training. She is the founder and CEO of Workforce Career Readiness (WCR), a college and career development and education resource serving schools, government institutions and businesses. She founded WCR to help nurture a breadth of skills and abilities that will increase workforce diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Long Island business community. WCR’s mission is “to strengthen and empower individuals to become successful in the 21st century.”
Dr. Price is the driving force behind “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About,” a national competition showcasing the next generation of student leaders, activists, influencers, writers, designers, and other forward-thinking entrepreneurs. The initiative celebrates high school students from across the U.S. “who are on their way to taking the world by storm.”
A valued opinion leader across Long Island, Dr. Price was appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the African-American Advisory Council and the Suffolk County Workforce Development Board. She is the former Chair of the Board of Directors for the Empowerment Collaborative of Long Island, a nonprofit organization devoted to raising awareness and helping victims of abuse, trauma, and human trafficking, as well as the Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk.
Dr. Price was recognized by world-renown entrepreneur and media personality Tiffany Pham, founder and CEO of global diversity recruitment company Mogul, who listed WCR among her “Top 1,000 Companies with the Strongest Female Leaders.” Dr. Price was named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Long Island Business News (LIBN) and earned the LIBN Diversity in Business Award. She has been featured in numerous professional publications, is a highly requested keynote speaker, and served as a panelist for The Hunt Institute’s “Postsecondary Pathways; College in High Schools” discussion group.