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, Tiffany 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, Tiffany 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.
Tiffany 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.