Upcoming Breakfasts

    • January 24, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    Dealing with a Dadless Generation

    Fatherlessness and a lack of positive male role models plagues many urban and low income communities. Its impact has been felt in the educational and criminal justice system. Our speaker, Joshua Banks, will discuss some the work being done to reach out to the youth and the fathers and father figures through the I-DADS program, Mastering Manhood Conference, and “The Man in Me” organization.


    About our speaker

    Joshua Banks currently serves as the I-DADS program coordinator for the Housing Authority of the City of Austin -- a program aimed at reducing fatherlessness and the results caused by absent father figures.

    He is also the Director of Public Relations for "The Man in Me," a nonprofit dedicated to educating, strengthening, and supporting men.

    In 2017 he cofounded the Mastering Manhood Conference, which reaches out to men ages 16 and up from all demographics and ethnicities. Its purpose is to empower men for personal and professional growth.

    A graduate of Rhema Bible College, he is a father, teacher and mentor to many who seek his insight and perspective on practical and spiritual matters. He is the author of the thought-provoking book, "Jesus Others You: The Self-Centered Gospel”. His latest book, "The Doctrine of Synchronization," is scheduled for release later this year.


    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • January 31, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    Kiss Me, You Fool!

    Have you ever wondered how “normal” your sex life is? Or thought that maybe other people’s sexual experiences were different/better/more exciting than your own? Do you worry that you’re getting too old for sex?

    Then you’re ready for this fun and frank talk by former Austin American-Statesman journalist Anne Rodgers, who wrote a book on women’s sexual desire. The ladies of “Kiss and Tell” are breathtakingly honest as they talk about real sex, divulging what they think about during sex, what they wish their lovers would stop doing and what consistently puts them in the mood.

    Anne shares their stories, which will touch you, teach you and energize you—and maybe even inspire you to reexamine your own approach to sex with your partner.

    About our speaker

    Anne Rodgers is a retired journalist who still gets accused of interviewing folks she meets because she's curious about people’s life stories. Rodgers worked at small Texas newspapers for a few years and was hired in 1984 at The Austin American-Statesman to edit Ann Landers columns and put together those infamous wedding announcements.

    In the 18½ years she spent at that newspaper, Rodgers worked at every desk job in the features department, eventually becoming executive editor. She then transferred to The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Florida as their executive features editor, serving at that paper from 2002 to 2009.

    Rodgers retired from newspapers in 2009 and wrote "Kiss and Tell," which took 3 years.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • February 07, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    More information on this program coming soon!

    Whether you're new to Austin or a native Austinite, you'll enjoy a great breakfast with energetic and fun people... no small feat for an early morning breakfast club! Come build relationships, expand your knowledge, and start your day with a smile.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • February 14, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    How to Grow as a Better Leader

    Leadership is a buzzword that a lot of consultants throw around... but what exactly is an effective leader and how can you develop those skills? Our speaker, AJ Josefowitz, will discuss how effective leadership contributes to an organization's success, how leaders should interact with employees, customers and others, and how to grow and develop leaders.


    About our speaker

    AJ Josefowitz is an organization development consultant who coaches leaders and develops teams. He helps leaders leverage tensions between organization goals and individual needs by helping them build healthy work environments for trust, collaboration, and accountability. He helps his clients identify barriers and reach understandings and commitments to drive positive change.

    A New Yorker at heart, AJ has been a resident of Austin, TX since 1995 and now calls it home. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • February 21, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    A New Movement

    As an organization that has served the homeless community in Austin for nearly two decades, Mobile Loaves & Fishes strongly believes that the greatest cause of homelessness is when an individual experiences a profound, catastrophic loss of family. Because of this, MLF contends that housing alone will never solve homelessness --but community will. That is why the organization developed Community First! Village -- a 27-acre master planned community designed to provide affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for chronically homeless men and women in Central Texas. Learn how this effort enables the homeless to heal, rediscover hope, renew purpose and restore their dignity.

    About our speaker

    Alan Graham is the founder and CEO of Mobile Loaves & Fishes. MLF is a social outreach ministry committed to providing permanent, sustainable solutions for the chronically homeless while surrounding them with compassion, love and dignity. 

    Since its founding in 1998, Mobile Loaves & Fishes volunteers have served more than 5 million meals with a side of hope to homeless men and women living on the streets of Austin. The organization has also spawned similar food truck ministries in other cities across the U.S. With the support of more than 19,000 volunteers, Mobile Loaves & Fishes is the largest prepared feeding program to the homeless and working poor in Austin, Texas. 

    Previously a real estate investor and developer, Alan founded Trilogy Development and the Lynxs Group, which developed Austin’s airport cargo facility and similar facilities at airports around the country. Around the same time, Alan had the seed of the idea for Mobile Loaves & Fishes. 

    Alan and his wife, Tricia Graham, were married in September 1984 and have four children of their own and a niece that they raised as well. Alan is a published author of the book Welcome Homeless: One Man’s Journey of Discovering the Meaning of Home.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy

    • March 07, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    • The University of Texas Club - 2108 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78705
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    Global Security

    Rescheduled from January 17, 2018

    About our speaker

    Adm. Bobby R. Inman is a tenured professor at The University of Texas at Austin and was appointed a tenured professor holding the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy in August 2001.

    He has served as interim dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs twice -- in 2005 and again from January 2009 to March 2010.

    Inman served in the U.S. Navy from November 1951 to July 1982 and retired with the permanent rank of admiral. On active duty he served as director of the National Security Agency and as deputy director of Central Intelligence. After retirement from the Navy, he was chairman and CEO of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC) in Austin, Texas, for four years and chairman, president and chief executive officer of Westmark Systems Inc., a privately owned electronics industry holding company, for three years. Inman also served as chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 1987 through 1990. Adm. Inman’s primary business activity since 1990 has been investing in startup technology companies, serving as managing director of Gefinor Ventures and Limestone Capital Advisors.

    He serves as a trustee of the American Assembly and the California Institute of Technology. He is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

    Agenda:

    6:50am - Coffee & Networking 

    7:10am - Breakfast Buffet

    7:25am - Introductions & Announcements

    7:50am - Speaker Introduction

    8:20am - Q&A

    8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    Directions and Parking to UT Club

    Breakfast Fees & Policy


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