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Education and the “Austin Model” – Keys to Growing Austin’s Economic Success

Education and the “Austin Model” – Keys to Growing Austin’s Economic Success

   Guest post from Essential Class of 2017 participant Sameer Shah, Vice President of Marketing, Smart Flour Foods. Austin’s economic opportunities and problems came into sharp focus for me at our #BCE2017 second class. My general thinking about Austin’s economy was limited to the tech industry,…

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Leadership Austin Night at the Trail of Lights

Leadership Austin Night at the Trail of Lights

The Leadership Austin Alumni Committee is excited to announce our first family friend event – Leadership Austin Night at the Trail of Lights on Monday, December 12. Use the code ATXLEADER when you purchase a ZiP Fast Pass. The cost per pass is $15. The…

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Alumni Outreach: Community First!

Alumni Outreach: Community First!

Our first community outreach will include a tour and then joining the neighbors for The Peanuts Movie at their awesome outdoor movie theater. Community First! is a development of Mobile Loaves and Fishes, founded by Alan Graham (Essential 1995). There will be a tour at 7:00 pm and the movie starts at 8:00. Families are…

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Laying a Sound Leadership Foundation for the Future

Laying a Sound Leadership Foundation for the Future

  Guest post from Essential Class of 2017 participant Patricia Hayes, reflecting on the October class day on Demographics and Growth. Patricia is the Chief Strategist and Consultant at PVH Consulting Group LLC.   When in information overwhelm, retreat. Or summarize in pithy statements. We were certainly in…

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Info & Tickets for Engage Nov: Women in Leadership

Info & Tickets for Engage Nov: Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership : Women make up 50.8 percent of the US population. They earn almost 60 percent of undergraduate degrees, and 60 percent of all master’s degrees. They are 47 percent of the U.S. labor force, and 59 percent of the college-educated, entry-level workforce. However, women in our…

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Rich DePalma: No Time to Waste

Rich DePalma: No Time to Waste

By: Elizabeth McGuire Rich DePalma has a newsflash for you: life is too short. Too short to chase a law degree when you know it’s not the field for you, too short to live in a town that doesn’t feed your soul, too short to…

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Emerge Celebrates Its 10th Class!

Emerge Celebrates Its 10th Class!

This fall, Emerge celebrates 10 years of outstanding classes! We want to celebrate by bringing the 10th class and all of our alumni together. Help us elevate Emerge and other Leadership Austin programs with an Emerge Alumni Challenge of $10,000. Funds raised will support scholarships…

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Engage On the Go launches!

Engage On the Go launches!

Beginning this fall, we are launching an exciting new program called Engage On The Go with our presenting sponsor University Federal Credit Union. We already have 70 Leadership Austin Alumni and community members signed up to bring important conversations throughout the community.  Do you have time…

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