Susan McDowell, CEO, LifeWorks
Susan McDowell is Executive Director of LifeWorks, a youth and family service organization in Austin, Texas, that provides a seamless continuum of support for youth and families facing issues such as homelessness, abuse, poverty, emancipation from foster care, and mental health challenges. Susan is also active in numerous civic organizations and regional health and human service planning initiatives. Susan holds a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University and the University of Texas-Austin, respectively.