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International Women's Day: Voices of Hope, Featuring Mrs. Laura Bush

March 8, 2016
Event Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Panelists: Former First Lady Laura Bush, Fox News' Greta Van Susteren

The Bush Center celebrated International Women's Day by highlighting a region near and dear to our hearts, Afghanistan. This event featured a poignant conversation between Mrs. Bush and Razia Jan who is featured in the new book, We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, moderated by Fox News' Greta Van Susteren.  

The book spotlights the stories of 29 inspiring and heroic Afghan women in their own voices and records their extraordinary struggles, resolve, and will to triumph in present-day Afghanistan. It provides a portrait of a host of accomplished Afghan women who have become educators, business owners, politicians, and philanthropists.