About Darcy Deane

Seventeen year-old Darcy Deane co-authored the #1 best-selling book, How Great Women Lead, with her mother, Bonnie St John.  

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 written articles for Essence Magazine, 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, and currently attends the Education Program for Gifted Youth Online High School through Stanford University, where she established and chairs their first, international, Model United Nations organization.

In addition to continuing as an author, speaker, and world traveler, Darcy is interested in pursuing a career as a linguistic anthropologist, and studies Chinese, Spanish, and Ancient Greek languages.