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Austin Monthly Luncheons  

We require 24 hour advance notice for all cancellations.  Failure to give advanced notice will be invoiced.  Please contact info@afpaustin.org if you need to cancel. 

Interested in presenting at an AFP monthly event? Have a great idea for a presentation?

Click HERE to submit a presentation request form.

LOCATION:

The University of Texas Club - Presidents Room (6th Floor)

2108 Robert Dedman Drive

Austin, TX 78712 

TIME:

11:30am - 1:00pm

The luncheons will continue to be a plated style lunch.  If you have special dietary needs, such as gluten free, please email info@afpaustin.org at least 1 week prior to the event.


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Research that Grows Women’s Philanthropy

Women are driving philanthropy in unprecedented ways, given their $5.15 trillion in assets, and the equal or higher amount they are inheriting due to the intergenerational transfer of wealth.  In most houses they make or influence philanthropic decisions.  Consumer companies market products towards women – they recognize that women control the majority of wealth in this country and are the household’s chief financial officers.

This hands-on session will explore how fundraisers can use research about gender and philanthropy to work smarter, not harder in raising funds needed to meet their organization’s mission.  Find out why and how women hold the key to philanthropy in the 21st century.

Speaker: 
Andrea Pactor, MA, Associate Director, Women’s Philanthropy Institute

Click HERE for more information.


Thursday, September 13, 2018

Snoop Dreams: The Expression of Personality in Everyday Contexts

How are we connected to the spaces in which we live and work? How do our living rooms, bedrooms, offices, music collections, and Facebook profiles reflect what we are like and, more fundamentally, who we are? We are so tightly bound to our living and work spaces that many of the connections linking people and places go unnoticed. But these environments are rich with information about our values, attitudes, preferences, and personality. This talk will present the result of a decade’s worth of research unraveling the links between people and the worlds they craft around themselves.

Speaker: 
Sam Gosling, PhD., Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Click HERE for more information. 


Past Luncheons

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - The Impact of Tax Reform, Advocacy, and Other Issues in 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - Success Secrets of the Intentional Networker: Strategies for Attracting & Building Valuable Connections with Greater Purpose, Polish & Passion 

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - The Psychology of Giving


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