Tiffany A. Yu

Millennial Social Entrepreneur // Inclusion and Empowerment Advocate



Hi, I'm Tiffany

My purpose is to foster community that empowers people of all abilities to dream bigger and do great things.

I'm pursuing my passions of inclusion and empowerment as the Founder of Diversability, an award-winning social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community.

In 2017, I was named a change maker to watch by Comcast NBCUniversal. Last year, I was named a Women of Influence Honoree by the New York Business Journal and one of Real Leaders Magazine's 100 visionary leaders, alongside Malala Yousafzai. I'm a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community and The Wall Street Journal's Women of Note. I have been featured in Forbes, the Guardian, the Ford Foundation, and more.

My previous experience is in web development, corporate finance and corporate development, recruiting, and business journalism. I started my career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs where I worked on over $14 billion of announced transactions. Previously, I was the first San Francisco hire for the venture-backed coliving startup Common and was the Director of Business Development at REVOLT TV, the music network from Sean Diddy Combs.

I graduated with honors from Georgetown University and currently live in San Francisco.

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Speaking

As an advocate for women in business/leadership and disability inclusion, I have spoken internationally at colleges, conferences, nonprofits and other public events. I would love to speak at your next event. Contact me to get started.

Upcoming

More to come.

Recent Speaking Engagements

2016-Present

  • Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce, April 2017
  • America’s Promise Alliance, The Summit for America’s Future, Speaker, NYC (other speakers included President Bill Clinton, Gen. Colin Powell, Alma Powell, and more)
  • IgnitionOne Salon Series, Diversity in Tech: Breaking the Mold, Panelist, San Francisco
  • World Economic Forum Global Shapers - Sacramento Hub, Featured Speaker, Virtual
  • Resumes are Dead. Cover letters are Dead. How Personal Branding will get you a Job., Panelist, NYC
  • StartingBloc Institute NY'16, Workshop Leader, NYC
  • World Merit Merit360, Opening Night Speaker, Honesdale, PA
  • ShaperTalk, SHAPE North America 2016, Start Your Side Hustle, Speaker, Minneapolis, MN
  • Wonder Women Tech 2016, Why Millennials are Poised to Save the World, Panelist, Long Beach, CA
  • CreativeMornings Amsterdam: Broken, Featured Speaker, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Thousand Network Talks, Switzerland
  • Diversability Unplugged at the Positive Exposure Pop-Up Center, Speaker, NYC
  • Georgetown University, Life After Georgetown: Disability in the Workplace, Panelist, Washington, DC
  • The Lady Project Summit 2016, Workshop, Providence, RI
  • Harvard weCODE Conference, Founder Video, Virtual
  • In Good Company Founders Friday, Featured Speaker, NYC
  • Hive Global Leaders Program Unconference, Workshop, San Francisco, CA
  • #a11ynyc New York City Accessibility and Inclusive Design, Featured Speaker, NYC

2014-2015

  • ConnectorCon, The Evolving Technology Around Connecting, Moderator, NYC
  • NYU Smart Woman Securities Careers in Finance, Panelist, NYC
  • In Good Company Everyday Leadership Series, Why We MUST Build a Richer, More Reflective and Inclusive Experience of Entrepreneurship, Panelist, NYC
  • Women’s Freedom Conference #WFC2015, Crushing It in the Boardroom: 7 Hacks for Success in Finance/Business, Speaker, Virtual
  • Illicit Mind’s #ShesABadass Brunch, Theme: Disrupt, Speaker, NYC
  • Ignite Gotham The New Workplace: People, Tools & Spaces, The New Normal, Speaker, NYC
  • Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association East Coast Conference, Connect Directly, Workshop, Philadelphia
  • Harvard Law School, Diversity and Disability, Panelist, Cambridge, MA
  • NYU Smart Woman Securities, An Inside Look: Wall Street Recruiting, Keynote, NYC