Named in 2012 as one of 19 “women who are leading the way” in the Huffington
Post amongst luminaries such as Hillary Clinton and Diane Sawyer, Tiffany’s
life’s work is advancing women and girls. Her mission is to inspire women and
girls to recognize they are the most powerful change agent in their own
As Chief Leadership Officer to Levo League and Launch Team member to Lean In, Tiffany Dufu is a catalyst-at-large in the world of women’s leadership. Having raised nearly $20 million toward the cause of women and girls, she was honored by Mattel in 2011 as one of their 10 Women to Watch, and was named by the National Council for Research on Women in 2012 as one of 30 women making change in the world. She was included in Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women in 2012, and has been featured in The New York Times, The Seattle Times, and on NPR and Bloomberg. Tiffany is also a widely-sought after speaker on women’s and Gen Y leadership and nonprofit fundraising, presenting at Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Summit and TEDxWomen.
Prior to joining the Levo League and Lean In, Tiffany served as President of The White House Project. She also served as a Major Gifts Officer at Simmons College. While in Boston, Tiffany was featured in a Boston Globe article that, within 24 hours, became the most-forwarded article in BostonGlobe.com history. Before moving to Boston, Tiffany served as Associate Director of Development at Seattle Girls’ School, an institution committed to giving all girls the power to be innovative, confident, critical thinkers. In just under a year, she raised $2 million.
Tiffany is a member of Women's Forum New York and Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc., is a part of TARA, a sister group of the Belizean Grove focusing on the next generation of global leaders, and serves on the board of Harlem 4 Kids and the board of Students First New York. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.