Tiffany Yu: Diversability

October 16, 2020

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Tiffany Yu is an entrepreneur, disability advocate, and CEO and founder of Diversability, an organization that aims to rebrand disability through community. She is also the founder of the Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter, which sources monthly micro-grants for disability projects. Tiffany serves on the San Francisco Mayor’s Disability Council, appointed by San Francisco Mayor London Breed in 2019 and was named one of the 100 most influential Asian Americans in 2017. She has been featured in Marie Claire, Forbes, the Guardian, and the Wall Street Journal, and has spoken at the world economic forum in Davos, at TedX, and Harvard. In this interview, she spoke about disability and identity, inclusion and empowerment, visibility and disability, semantics and their function within the context of social justice, PFJ (Play Fun Joy), dating, and how disability has begun to function within the wellness space. Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter: http://disability.awesomefoundation.org/ Diversability: https://mydiversability.com/

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