WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021
Episode 5: What Disability Community?
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
GUEST: Tiffany Yu, Founder of DIVERSABILITY
OUR GUEST: Tiffany Yu
Tiffany Yu is the CEO & Founder of Diversability, an award-winning social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community; the Founder of the Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter, a monthly micro-grant for disability projects that has awarded $41.5k to 42 projects in 8 countries; and the host of TIFFANY & YU, the podcast. She was appointed to the San Francisco Mayor’s Disability Council by San Francisco Mayor London Breed in 2019.
Tiffany comes into this work based on her own personal experiences of acquiring a disability at a young age as a result of a car accident. She started her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, working on over $14 billion of announced transactions. She has also worked at Bloomberg, Sean Diddy Combs' REVOLT Media & TV, and a venture-backed real estate startup. She has been featured in Marie Claire, the Guardian, and Forbes and has spoken at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, TEDx, and Stanford University. She received her Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and her Master's degree from the London School of Economics.