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May 02, 2019 - Girls Giving Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight, Membership, Volunteering

Celebrating Moms and Daughters Making an Impact Together

Celebrating Moms and Daughters Making an Impact Together

Many mothers and daughters share a special bond and often do things together. But these three mom and daughter duos also share something really important in common. They all give back to their community through Impact Austin! In celebration of Mother's Day and Impact Austin, here are the inspiring stories of these mother/daughter members:

Carol Dochen (Mom) and...

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May 01, 2019 - Highlights, Impact Through Involvement, IMPACT-edu, Membership, Organizational Update

Impact Incubator Begins!

Impact Incubator Begins!

By Robin Loving, Leadership Austin Fellow

Wow! When I aimed to work with women, philanthropy, and legacy giving, I could not have imagined a better fit than Impact Austin. Impact Austin women universally seek to tackle big issues in new ways by leveraging collective resources, thought leadership, and data-driven grantmaking.

Since I began working in March to...

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April 18, 2019 - Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight, Volunteering

Member Spotlight: Jessica Odeyemi, Chair, Social Innovation Grant Committee

Member Spotlight: Jessica Odeyemi, Chair, Social Innovation Grant Committee

The first time Jessica Odeyemi flew on an airplane was when she was 17 and went to visit Princeton University, where she’d been accepted for the class of 2009. Her experience at Princeton, where she majored in mechanical and aerospace engineering, was transformational for the girl from Missouri City, Texas (near Houston). “I was surrounded by so many intelligent...

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January 16, 2019 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement, IMPACT-edu

ELEVATING DIVERSITY. ENSURING INCLUSION.

ELEVATING DIVERSITY. ENSURING INCLUSION.

Discovery Day attendees were wowed and inspired by Toya Cirica Bell’s keynote presentation on January 12, 2019. Her timing was key, as Impact Austin just launched a Strategic Plan that calls for diversity and inclusion among our membership, our Community Partners, and the Central Texas neighbors we impact with grant funding.

In our first 15 years, Impact Austin...

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January 08, 2019 - Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight, Volunteering

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Linda Yang

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Linda Yang

New members are the lifeblood of Impact Austin, infusing innovative ideas and energy to support our mission to transform the Austin community through collective giving. As one of Impact Austin’s brand new members, Linda Yang has already jumped in to provide valuable insight on the marketing committee and is serving as one of the co-chairs of Discovery Day on...

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December 10, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement, Membership, Organizational Update, Volunteering

Membership: What a Journey!

Membership: What a Journey!
MEMBERSHIP: WHAT A JOURNEY!

A journey begins with the first step. A member takes her first step with Impact Austin when she joins us. Where will her journey go next?  What are her opportunities ahead?

Until recently, Impact Austin’s membership efforts focused primarily on recruitment and a follow-up orientation. These have been amazingly successful, thanks to...

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July 25, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement, Membership, Volunteering

GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND: VOLUNTEER LEADERS HONORED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND: VOLUNTEER LEADERS HONORED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Author: Lauren Paver, President

On June 25, the Board of Directors hosted a special event that honored Impact Austin volunteers for fueling the organization’s member-powered engine. Special thanks and recognition were given to the following ‘Wonder Women’ for above-and-beyond contributions. These ladies didn’t just apply their talents to our mission but also...

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May 24, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Members In the News - Val Kirk

Impact Austin Members In the News - Val Kirk

Impact Austin members are special women who are using their talents, education, passion, and energy to change their neighborhoods, towns, and even the nation. Val Kirk is one of those women who will be making a difference at a national level as she joins the Board of Directors of the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN). She will join the WCGN...

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April 23, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement

Impact Austin Members in Community News - Austin Under 40 Award 2018

Impact Austin Members in Community News - Austin Under 40 Award 2018

Collective giving is a powerful way to practice philanthropy. One of the benefits of gathering a group of philanthropic women together is that we also get to celebrate their community service accomplishments with them!

Impact Austin member, Kendall Antonelli has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Austin Under 40 Awards in the Culinary Arts, Events, &...

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April 20, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement

Impact Austin Members in Community News: Austin Woman’s Way 2018 Award

Impact Austin Members in Community News: Austin Woman’s Way 2018 Award

Collective giving is a powerful way to practice philanthropy. One of the benefits of gathering a group of philanthropic women together is that we also get to celebrate their community service accomplishments with them!

Pam Friedman is a Wealth Manager and Founding Partner at Silicon Hills Wealth Management.

She serves a growing force of women taking on more...

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