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Lisa Ward

Director of Education for Maddie's Fund

Lisa supports and manages the day-to-day activities of Maddie's Educational Program, including education grants and Maddie's University, an online learning management program. Lisa has an extensive background in education as a teacher, principle, and director of student services. She had dedicated her life to education and feels it is the foundation for change and growth in the world. Lisa has three rescue dogs: Thunder, Lightning, and Houston.

My Sessions

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Sun. February 3rd

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Map Icon Amphitheater M2 204

Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy: How Austin is Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

Hear success stories from students of Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy and how apprenticeships are helping shape tomorrow's animal welfare leaders.


Mon. February 4th

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Map Icon Salon 1-2

Create Leaders from Within: Build a Succession Plan

Learn how to to build a succession plan and identify innovative ways to manage your staff to achieve No Kill.


2:20 pm - 4:20 pm Map Icon Salon 1-2

Leadership Roundtables

Participants will have the opportunity to connect with some of the nation’s most successful No Kill shelter leaders. Don’t miss the opportunity to interface, ask specific questions and talk with your animal welfare heroes!


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