Susan McDowell

November 8, 8:00am - 9:30am CST. Hosted at Trinity Hall

part of a series on Lost


About the speaker

Susan McDowell is Chief Executive Officer of LifeWorks, a youth and family service organization in Austin that helps transition-age youth achieve self-sufficiency through housing, education/workforce and mental health support. Susan has been awarded “Austinite Under 40 of the Year,” and “Ernst and Young Central Texas Social Entrepreneur of the Year.” Susan holds a B.A. and M.A. from Vanderbilt University and the University of Texas-Austin, respectively. She participates in numerous civic and planning bodies, and is a frequent speaker around issues ranging from youth homelessness to organizational leadership.

Local partners

Additional details

This talk is being presented in partnership with Austin Design Week and their 2019 theme of “Make Space.”