‘There is a special place in heaven for women who support other women’ is Tiffany Dufu’s idea for doing what she does best. From being named as the Entrepreneur’s 100 Powerful Women to Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women, Dufu's life motive is all about advancing girls and women.
Born in Tacoma, Washington, Tiffany Dufu is a public speaker, founder & CEO of the Cru, and the author of the bestselling book, Drop the Ball. Completing BA and MA in English from the University of Washington, Tiffany is a sought-after speaker on women’s leadership and a consultant to Fortune 500 companies.
How Much is the Net Worth of Tiffany Dufu?
Tiffany Dufu holds a net worth of around $1 million- $2 million as of 2021. It comes from her multiple profession as she is involved in. Being the founder of the leading peer coaching group, the Cru, Tiffany has raised nearly $20 million toward the causes of women and girls. The cost for the membership of the Cru is $499 annually which comes with a 3 monthly installment plan.
Likewise, her bestselling book, Drop the Ball also helped her to earn a handsome amount of fortunes considering the fact that it costs around $17 in Amazon. Recognized as a national expert on women’s leadership, Dufu is the Chief Leadership Officer at Levo, one of the fastest-growing millennial professional networks, and was also the launch team member to Lean In.
Tiffany is also a member of Women’s Forum New York, Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc, and is a Lifetime Girl Scout. Before that, the author even served as the President of The White House Project, as a Major Gifts Officer at Simmons College, and as Associate Director of Developmental Seattle Girls’ School.
What's more, she has been featured in The New York Times, ESSENCE, O, The Oprah Magazine, and on NPR for her contribution to women's leadership.
So, what is Drop the Ball Really About? Learn How this Memoir Aspires Women to Achieve More by Doing Less.
Drop the Ball is a bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto that emphasizes how women can achieve more by doing less. Drop the Ball is all about the journey of a high achieving woman who managed the conflicting demands of work, parenthood, and marriage-by the ability to let go.
Juggling between her professional career and personal life, Dufu’s life have a turning point when she learned to prioritize the important work and started dropping the ball. Through this book, Tiffany guides and encourages women to embrace imperfection, expect less of themselves and more from others- only then one can flourish at work and develop deeper, more meaningful relationships at home.
How was Cru born? Know the Reason Behind the Formation of this Career Coaching Group
Every woman needs a circle of support and accountability to achieve their goal however, not everyone is lucky enough to find goal minded peer group. So, Tiffany Dufu formed this woman networking and peer coaching group, the Cru, for women looking to accelerate their professional and personal networks with a monthly meeting.
Video: Tiffany Dufu on Starting The Cru
The key is that the Cru puts the women in circles up to 8 from diverse backgrounds, ambition, race, and ethnicity, based on their values, personality, and demographics. Then, the Cru member set the goal they want to achieve with 12 months and the members will help each other to meet their life intentions and face challenges.
Currently, there are more than 4000 women in the Cru from various geographical locations like Denver, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. With the Covid-19 outbreak, the Cru have shifted from being geography-based to virtual once which further led to 400 percent growth
Tiffany Dufu says Her Husband Kojo Dufu of 24 years is Partly Responsible for Her Success.
It’s not impossible for women to achieve success solely on their own but when you have the right indispensable partner who supports you in every step of your life, life becomes much easier.
And, in the case of Tiffany Dufu, her husband, Kojo Dufu is the perfect example of an ideal husband. It's not like Tiffany and Kojo’s marriage was always full of roses, like any other couple, they also faced their own share of struggles in their over two-decade marriage.
However, the duo overcame their problem through communication and divided their responsibility equally which is also the key to their happy marital life. As per the public speaker, Kojo has always been there for her through thick and thin and he is the one who inspired her to follow her dreams.
Dufu even claims her popular book, Drop the Ball is a love letter to her husband. The lovebirds, who are the proud parents to their son, Kofi, and daughter, Ekua, is head over heels for each other even after being married for 24 long years.
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