Tiffany Yu

Tiffany Yu is a public speaker, social impact entrepreneur, and diversity and inclusion champion. She founded Diversability and the Disability Chapter of the Awesome Foundation. 

Nominator: “She builds a community to help Disability people. Tiffany is an outspoken leader and role model for Disability justice. She is relentlessly committed to making the Bay Area (and the world) a better place through her advocacy, public speaking, activism and friendship. She founded the social enterprise Diversability which works to elevate the voices and build social capital in disability, and has led workshops for the disability community, served as a mentor, helped with planning the new Disability Cultural Center, and funded micro-grants for disability projects. Her energy and passion are inspiring.”

A detailed pencil drawing of the head and shoulders of a young Asian American woman with shoulder length hair and a beaming smile.
Tiffany Yu by Yukari Sakura, pencil, 16 x 20 inches, 2019

IMAGE: A detailed pencil drawing of the head and shoulders of a young Asian American woman with shoulder length hair and a beaming smile. 

Yukari Sakura from Creativity Explored and ArtReach works with great focus on what she calls her ‘very own stories,’ gathering inspiration from mythological tales, animated films, and video games. She works with a variety of materials and also creates animations.