Mind the Gap: Women and Power

Tiffany Dufu

Mind the Gap: Women and Power

Filmed on October 22, 2014, at “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference

About this video

Women hold only 18 percent of top leadership positions despite making up over half of the American workforce. How can we possibly explain—and close—this gap? Reflecting on her experience coaching thousands of women Dufu will explore the current barriers to elevating women offer words of advice for those embarking on their journey to leadership and share innovative best practices for shifting culture and consciousness. Learn how to cultivate skills harness leadership capability and empower the next generation of women leaders within your company.

Speaker bio

In 2012  The Huffington Post named Tiffany Dufu among the “women who are leading the way.” Dufu’s mission is to inspire women and girls to recognize they are the most powerful change agent in their own journeys. As chief leadership officer at Levo League and launch team member to Lean In Dufu is a catalyst-at-large in the world of women’s leadership. Having raised nearly $20 million for the cause of women and girls she was honored by Mattel as one of their “10 Women to Watch” and was included in Fast Company’s “League of Extraordinary Women.” She has been featured in The New York Times  The Seattle Times and on Bloomberg.

Prior to joining the Levo League and Lean In Dufu served as president of The White House Project major gifts officer at Simmons College and associate director of development at Seattle Girls’ School an institution committed to giving girls the power to be innovative and confident critical thinkers. She is a member of Women’s Forum of New York and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and serves on the board of Harlem4Kids and StudentsFirstNY. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.