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Tiffany Dufu      

Chief Leadership Officer of Levo League

Tiffany Dufu is founder and CEO of The Cru. Their algorithm matches circles of women who collaborate to meet their personal and professional goals. She’s also the author of the bestselling book Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less. According to foreword contributor Gloria Steinem, Drop the Ball is “important, path-breaking, intimate and brave.”

Named to Entrepreneur's 100 Powerful Women and Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women, Dufu has raised nearly $20 million toward the cause of women and girls. She was a launch team member to Lean In and was Chief Leadership Officer to Levo, one of the fastest growing millennial professional networks. Prior to that, Dufu served as President of The White House Project, as a Major Gifts Officer at Simmons University, and as Associate Director of Development at Seattle Girls’ School.

Dufu is a member of Women’s Forum New York, Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc. and is a Lifetime Girl Scout. She serves on the board of Girls Who Code and Simmons University and lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

Speech Topics


Live Your Story, Discover Your Leadership: How to awaken your passion and purpose to successfully motivate yourself and others.

Millennial Manifesto: How working in a company founded and run by millennials has changed my life, and learning to maximize them can change your business

Your Leadership Success Equation: How to advance your leadership in the workplace and in life.

The Future of Women’s Leadership: How to leverage the current challenges, trends, and opportunities to advance female talent.

Drop the Ball: How I learned the art of achieving more by doing less (and how you can too).

The Future of Women’s Leadership

Despite being half the population and over half of all college graduates, women hold only 18% of top leadership positions. How can we possibly explain and close that gap? In this keynote, Tiffany provides key analysis of the current challenges and barriers still facing women and girl’s advancement, as well as the growing opportunities on the horizon for engaging leadership development. Tailored for her audience, Tiffany can provide realistic suggestions and solutions to integrate into your efforts to create a more supportive, exciting and hopeful future for the advancement of girls and women.

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Live Your Story, Discover Your Leadership

“You already have everything you need to be a successful leader.” This is one of Tiffany’s mantras, and a message she believes every woman needs to hear. In this moving keynote, Tiffany talks about how we can wake up to our own power through the authentic journey of living our own story. By finding our passion and purpose in life, we can write the rules to guide our own unique stories and to become the leaders each of us are meant to be. Through integrity, resilience and brave authenticity, we can all live our story, and shift our consciousness to fully embrace and manifest the highest levels of potential for each of us.

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