CEO & Founder, Diversability Founder, Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter
I am the CEO & Founder of Diversability (rebranding disability through community), the Founder of the Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter (monthly micro-grants for disability projects, $39.5k granted to 40 projects in 8 countries), and the host of TIFFANY & YU (the podcast). I also serve on the San Francisco Mayor’s Disability Council, appointed by San Francisco Mayor London Breed in 2019. Previously, I served on the Leadership Committee to plan for a Disability Cultural & Community Center in San Francisco (the first municipally-funded Disability Cultural Center in the country).
I’ve been named one of the “100 most influential Asian Americans of 2017,” one of “100 visionary leaders,” and a “women of influence” honoree. I’ve been featured in Marie Claire, Forbes, the Guardian, the Ford Foundation, and The Wall Street Journal, and have spoken at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, TEDx, and Harvard. You can find my writing in the World Economic Forum, Business Insider, Fortune, and Levo League.
My previous experience is in web development, corporate finance and corporate development, recruiting, business journalism, and community management. Previously, I served as an Advisor to an international venture capital firm and worked at Bloomberg and venture-backed startups in real estate and music. I started my career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, where I was ranked in the top of my peer group and worked on over $14 billion of announced transactions.
I graduated with honors from Georgetown University, received my Master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and currently live in San Francisco