68: Tiffany Yu | Founder of Diversability

Diversability, a social enterprise to rebrand disability through the power of community.

Diversability is an award-winning global movement to rebrand disability that began in Washington, DC with Tiffany Yu in 2009.

They foster community online and off to connect, showcase, and empower people of all abilities doing amazing things. We want to get more people talking and thinking about disability as a core part of the diversity conversation. We unite the disability community, engage allies, and celebrate disability pride and empowerment.

May 9, 2017 38 Mins Download (MP3)


1:00 Potsticker dumplings - Still looking for a cool spot in San Francisco
2:10 Who is Tiffany Yu? - Grew up in DC
3:00 What is Diversibility?
5:45 Where did the idea of this company come from? - Incredible story of adversity
12:30 Tiffany talks about the word overcoming
14:10 How throwing events helped Tiffany's business
16:40 When did this idea become a real business
20:30 CONTROVERSIAL QUESTION HERE - What the word privilege means to Tiffany
24:10 Failure you've experienced thus far
26:45 Being thoughtful when adding an employee onto your team
28:25 What do you do for fun?
29:53 Habits that have made Tiffany successful
31:45 Tech websites Tiffany can not live without
34:10 Three pieces of advice
37:00 How to contact Tiffany