Transforming Orphanages

Miracle Foundation founder delivers Communication and Leadership lecture

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AUSTIN, Texas – March 21, 2017 – The Moody College of Communication will host Miracle Foundation founder Caroline Boudreaux on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the Belo Center for New Media second floor auditorium (BMC 2.106) at 3:30 p.m. as part of the Inaugural Communication and Leadership Speaker Series. The speaker series is in conjunction with a new interdisciplinary undergraduate degree that prepares students for leadership in the nonprofit and public sectors. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Moody College’s Communication and Leadership Degree Program and the Center for Health Communication.

WHEN: 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017

WHERE: Belo Center for New Media auditorium (BMC) 2.106, 300 W. Dean Keeton Street, Austin, Texas, 78712

BACKGROUND: Caroline Boudreaux is founder of the Miracle Foundation, a nonprofit that has transformed the standards for orphanages in India. Before starting the Miracle Foundation, Boudreaux was a highly successful media salesperson. During a trip to India she visited an orphanage, which proved to be a transformative experience for her and led her to start the Miracle Foundation.

Boudreaux’s story of the founding and evolution of the Miracle Foundation includes lessons related to leadership, communication and social change. After the event, she will meet with Communication and Leadership students for a small group discussion.

About The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication

One of the nation's foremost institutions for the study of advertising and public relations, communication sciences and disorders, communication studies, journalism and radio-TV-film, The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication is preparing students to thrive in an era of media convergence. Serving more than 4,700 undergraduate and graduate students, the Moody College is nationally recognized for its faculty members, research and student media. For more information about the Moody College, visit


 CONTACTS: Minette Drumright, 512-471-2367; Nick Hundley, 512-471-7209

Nick Hundley
Director of Communications