About Darcy Deane

Darcy Deane co-authored the #1 best-selling book, How Great Women Lead, with her mother, Bonnie St John. Together they traveled around the world on an extraordinary mother-daughter journey into the lives, and life lessons, of fascinating women leaders including Hillary Clinton, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Condoleezza Rice, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a fashion designer, a fighter pilot, a movie star, women’s rights activists, and many more.

Darcy is an accomplished speaker, having made a variety of professional presentations including a TEDx Talk, keynotes at conferences for Fortune 500 executives, a speech at Princeton University, and a “talk back” with senior editors at the New York Times. She has been featured in Essence and Teen Vogue magazines, and has appeared on numerous national radio and television shows including NBC’s TODAY Show.

Home schooled until sixth grade, Darcy has traveled extensively throughout all 50 States, as well as many countries abroad. She attended middle school at the Dalton School in New York City, went on to The Stanford Online High School, and is currently a junior at The University of Pennsylvania where she majors in Linguistic Anthropology and is spending a semester abroad in China. She speaks several languages, including Mandarin Chinese.