Tiffany Yu of Diversability
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At the age of nine, Tiffany Yu lost her father in a car accident that left her with a brachial plexus injury and a paralyzed arm.  Yu spent three weeks in hospital and four months in a wheelchair.  

Yu went on to professional success, graduating with honors from Georgetown University, earning a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and working for companies like Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs

Yu is the founder of Diversability, a community-driven organization seeking to rebrand the concept of disability, to facilitate conversations between disabled and non-disabled people. 

Yu discusses the importance of community and inclusion for the disabled and her experiences as she has grown to accept her own disability and how she encourages others to do the same today.





The producer and host of the #DefineYourself Podcast is an inspirational and motivational author, writer, blogger, speaker and podcaster.

Chris, through his business #DefineYourself, mission is to empower YOU to overcome your COALS: challenges, obstacles, adversities, limitations and/setbacks and achieve your GOALS for success in your professional and personal lives.

If you are ready to start overcoming your COALS and start achieving your GOALS get Chris’ FREE eBook, The 10 Steps to #DefineYourself at

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Hey #DefineYourselfers, I am the Chris Mitchell.  I want to let you know that I am looking for guests for a new podcast I am launching in June.  Guests should identify as both successful and disabled.  So, if you identify as successful and living with any type of disability: physical, visual, hearing, learning, mental I want to hear from you.  Send me an email at  That is 

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