Nancy Youssef

Board Chair, Founder & President at Curves with Purpose

Nancy Youssef is founder and President of Curves with Purpose, a fashion community ascending the movement of shape diversity, curating global brands for women sizes up to 5X, utilizing an online fit tool to ease the online shopping experience and providing size and styling recommendation. Fundamentally true to our foundation we continue to support our partner charitable organizations.

Nancy has held roles as senior vice president, international business development for Canton, MA-based Destination XL group, the largest omni-channel specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel. Prior to joining Destination XL, Youssef was vice president, international business development since 2009 for NYSE-listed Genesco, Inc. where she was responsible for growing the footwear and apparel retailer’s portfolio of brands outside the U.S. In this role she successfully directed the entry of the Fortune 1000 company into more than two dozen countries around the world. Prior to that, she served as senior brand manager for interactive multichannel retailer HSN, Inc. and also has led business development for fashion apparel and accessories importer and distributor SAS-Egypt.

Youssef earned her B.S. in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University with focuses in Accounting, French & International Studies. Nancy has also completed International Fashion Design studies at the Istituto Marangoni in Milan, Italy which gave her an opportunity to become fluent in her fifth language, adding Italian to Arabic, English, French and Spanish.