Today, the Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiative Fellowship welcomed seventeen aspiring female leaders from Tunisia as the third class of Women’s Initiative Fellows. The inaugural class of Fellows, convened in 2012, was made up of 13 Egyptian women. The second Fellowship began in March 2013 and is comprised of 19 Egyptian women.
Visitors to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will have the opportunity to experience two special exhibits in 2014: The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy and All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002.
Read a transcript of the remarks by President George W. Bush delivered at the Bush Institute's "Empowering Our Nation's Warriors" summit on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
On February 19th, the George W. Bush Institute at the Bush Center will bring together leaders from across the private, public, and non-profit sectors to examine how Americans can more effectively support transitioning warriors and their families. President George W. Bush will address the Summit to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing post 9-11 veterans, and how the Bush Institute will work with leaders across all sectors to unite the efforts of communities, non-profits, businesses, academics, and individuals to create a coalition of effective and efficient resources for veterans and their families.
"Laura and I join our friends in Israel and around the world in mourning the loss of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. I was honored to know this man of courage and call him friend.
"Laura and I send our sincere condolences to Annette and the Simmons family. Dallas has lost a generous benefactor to many worthy causes. And we, like many others, have lost a friend in Harold."
“Laura and I join the people of South Africa and the world in celebrating the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. President Mandela was one of the great forces for freedom and equality of our time. He bore his burdens with dignity and grace, and our world is better off because of his example. This good man will be missed, but his contributions will live on forever. Laura and I send our heartfelt sympathy to President Mandela’s family and to the citizens of the nation he loved.”
On December 5th and 6th, the George W. Bush Institute will convene representatives from nationally recognized principal preparation programs to improve aspiring principal residencies throughout the country.
“Laura and I were saddened to learn that T.R. Fehrenbach, Jr., has passed away. T.R. was a wonderful historian of our beloved state. His books on Texas are classics. Laura and I join our fellow Texans in mourning the life a good man and praying for his dear wife, Lillian.”
Due to the inclement weather predicted for Monday, November 25 in Dallas, the media preview for Holidays at the Bush Center has been canceled and will be rescheduled for the week of December 2nd. Please stay tuned for updates.