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Overcoming Odds’ Stand Up And Speak Up Event

Overcoming Odds

At Overcoming Odds, it is our mission to ensure that every orphan and adoptee can live the life they have always dreamed of, despite their hardships and misfortunes.


Join us in helping orphans and adoptees around the world to Stand Up & Speak Up.

Dress fashionable, be comfortable, no sandals and t-shirts 🙂


  • APPETIZERS/BEVERAGES: 1 appetizer + 3 drinks including house wines, locally brewed beers, specialty cocktails
  • Entertainment: Performances from local musicians, who strongly believe in our mission and the importance of building a community that lasts
  • Education: Breathtaking stories from adoptees themselves and the challenges they face from day to day
  • Art: from fellow adoptees and foster care members
  • Inspiration: inspiring message from the founder, Oleg Lougheed
  • PRIZES!!! Your chance to win Skydiving Tickets, Spa Day Package, Golf Outing, Concert/Opera Tickets, and much more.

Not interested in any of the above? How about networking with some of Austin’s top business professionals? The same people whose advice helped jumpstart thousands of careers just like yours.