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April Meeting: The Changing World of Philanthropy

Thursday, April 5, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Presentation Topic: The Changing World of Philanthropy
Presentation Description: MariBen Ramsey is a native Austinite and a proud graduate of Austin High School and The University of Texas at Austin where she received her undergrad and law degrees.  A former shareholder with the Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody law firm, she saw the light, so to speak, and launched a new career with the Austin Community Foundation that married her passion for Austin and non-profit service.  

For 20 years she served as the foundation’s Chief Philanthropy Officer and General Counsel, led its grantmaking program and worked closely with families on realizing their philanthropic goals.  During her tenure the Foundation made grants of over $200 million.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
4800 Manor Road, Bldg. K
​Austin, TX 78723

Free for members
$20 for non-members

Please feel free to bring your lunch.