Great Conversations

People discussing at a table
Great Conversations
March 22, 2022 6:00pm

Great Conversations is the Annette Strauss Institute sole fundraising event held annually to benefit our education and outreach programs. 

State and community leaders. Policy-makers and policy-shapers. Engaging conversations on diverse issues and stimulating topics. A thought-provoking and informative evening, sharing ideas and viewpoints with others and supporting the Annette Strauss Institute’s civic engagement programs in Texas.

Please join the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at The University of Texas at Austin on March 22nd for Great Conversations 2022. Details for this in-person event to be announced.

Great Conversation Singers


Great Conversation stage two


Great Conversations speakers

Conversation Leaders


Platinum Level

The Ryan Foundation

Gold Level


Silver Level

Dell Technologies
The Hunt Family Foundation
Susser Bank
Texas Electric Cooperatives
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
The Honorable Jim & Ginny Turner
Carlos Zaffirini, Jr.

Bronze Level

Davis Kaufman, PLLC
Gulf States Toyota
The Jack Brooks Foundation

Anniversary Supporters

Blackridge / Rusty Kelley
CPS Energy
Colorado River Authority
Janie Strauss McGarr
Linda Moore
Rodney Schlosser