Talk & Toast with Edwena Crowe


Join us in Oak Ridge for our inaugural Talk & Toast event, featuring Oak Ridger and 2018 Tribute to Women Honoree, Edwena Crowe!

Thursday July 18, 2019

Networking at 4:30 p.m.; Program begins at 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks in our beautifully renovated Oak Ridge facility at 1660 Oak Ridge Turnpike.  YWCA CEO, Alizza Punzalan-Randle, will lead a thoughtful discussion with Edwena Crowe.

Tickets are $50 and all proceeds will benefit benefit the YWCA’s Oak Ridge programs and clients.

In her 47-year career in the Tennessee Valley, Edwena Crowe has served a variety of roles at the Y-12 Nuclear Complex, Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant, and now serves as a Director at Consolidated Nuclear Security, which includes responsibilities at the Y-12 Nuclear Security Complex in Oak Ridge and the Pantex Site in Amarillo, Texas.  Crowe has championed efforts to expand the Small Business Program at Y-12 and under her leadership the program has won numerous awards.

Devoted to serving the community, Edwena volunteers as a tutor for at-risk youth, is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Heritage Club, and serves on several boards, including the Oak Ridge Playhouse, Oak Ridge Fund of Achieving Excellence Foundation Board, and Men of Tomorrow Foundation. As a charter member of the Oak Ridge Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Crowe has maintained an active role in community service and the chapter’s Debutante Program, which is a mentoring program for high school girls.