November 27, 2017 - Upcoming Events

Join Us for Impact Austin’s Discovery Day

Saturday, January 13, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Region 13 Education Center
5701 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723 (map)


Discovery Day is one of Impact Austin's signature events!  We will learn from community leaders and subject matter experts to enhance our knowledge of the critical issues impacting Central Texas. Speakers will share their insights about challenges and trends in each of our 2018 grantmaking focus areas: community, education, health and well-being.
This event is open to all members and prospective members, and each member is welcome to invite a friend or two, to introduce them to Impact Austin.
The morning will begin with registration, networking, and a continental breakfast.  

The presentations will begin at 8:30 a.m. featuring our distinguished speakers.

Health Innovation in Central Texas

Keynote SpeakerMellie Price, Executive Director of Commercialization

Mellie Price, a 25 year Austinite, is the Executive Director of Commercialization at the Dell Medical School. She is an experienced investor, executive, fund manager and eight-time entrepreneur with a range of business experience from small private sector to a large publicly traded organization. She has created and managed both organic and explosive growth scenarios for a variety of organizations.



Innovation and Trends in Central Texas Community, Education, and Healthcare:

Kerry Rupp, General Partner at True Wealth Ventures & Strategy Consultant

Delia Garza, City Council

Josh Nelson, Curriculum and Technology Innovator at St. Andrews Episcopal School

The Lifecycle of Giving – A Journey Toward Philanthropy

James Werner, CFP Silicon Hills Wealth Management

Amanda Brown Irving, Executive Director of Development, The University of Texas at Austin

Yvette Boatwright, Broker/CEO of Realty Austin

Kimberly Theodore Sidey, Austin Community Foundation


A New Member Orientation Session is scheduled immediately following the Discovery Day program. 

New Impact Austin members are invited from 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. to lunch and learn more about Impact Austin, including our history, organizational structure, volunteer opportunities and the grant process.

Click HERE to register for the New Member Orientation.

If you are interested in volunteering for Discovery Day, please contact Suhailah Waheed for more information!








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