Forum on Leadership - The Call of Freedom

Event

April 18, 2024, 9:00 am

Forum on Leadership will be livestreamed here on April 18, 2024. 


“Eventually, the call of freedom comes to every mind and every soul. We do not accept the existence of permanent tyranny because we do not accept the possibility of permanent slavery. Liberty will come to those who love it.”

— President George W. Bush, 2nd Inaugural Address


HONORING

Indra Nooyi

Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

2024 George W. Bush Medal for
Distinguished Leadership Recipient

The Stewpot

Accepted by Brenda Ewing Snitzer, Executive Director

2024 George W. Bush Institute Trailblazer Citation Recipient

Creamos

Accepted by Hannah Sklar, Executive Director

2024 George W. Bush Institute Citation Recipient

*The 2024 George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership and 2024 George W. Bush Institute Trailblazer Citation will be awarded at the Forum on Leadership Gala on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. 


2024 Forum on Leadership Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 18, 2024

*Times listed in Central Time

9:00 a.m.

Morning Program Begins

Conversation One: Voices of Freedom
  • Joseph Kim, Program Manager, Global Policy and Expert-in-Residence, George W. Bush Institute
  • Masih Alinejad, Iranian Journalist, Author, and Women’s Rights Activist
  • Alice Zhuravel, Ukrainian Social Entrepreneur and Innovator
  • Natalie Gonnella-Platts, Director, Global Policy, George W. Bush Institute (Moderator)
Conversation Two: Balancing the Great Power Competition and Human Rights
  • Nicole Bibbins-Sedaca, the Kelly and David Pfeil Fellow, George W. Bush Institute
  • Ambassador Mark Green, President, Director, and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Jonathan Tepperman, Editor-In-Chief of The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute and Senior Fellow, George W. Bush Institute
Awarding of the George W. Bush Institute Citation
Conversation Three: Protecting Religious Liberties
  • Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director, Campaign for Uyghurs
  • Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director, ADL
  • Chris Walsh, Director, Global Policy, George W. Bush Institute (Moderator)

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Event Concludes 

 

Event details subject to change.

Interested in attending or supporting the 2024 Forum on Leadership?
Please contact FOL
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