George W. Bush Institute

Our Work

Through policy solutions and public engagement, we ensure opportunity for all, strengthen democracy, and advance free societies.

Ensuring Opportunity

Our society must welcome, value, and protect everyone. To recognize our Nationʼs full potential, we must foster independence, reward innovation, and replace poverty with prosperity.

Laura Bush reading to a group of children at the Bush Center.
Mrs. Bush reading to a group of children at the Bush Center.

Expert Spotlight

If we believe every system is perfectly designed for the results it gets, then we should not be surprised that our public-school system struggles to keep all kids on track for future success.
Anne Wicks

Ann Kimball Johnson Director, Education and Opportunity George W. Bush Institute

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Strengthening Our Democracy

Securing democratic values, encouraging civic participation, and strengthening American institutions are the calling of every citizen. Civility is a cornerstone to a thriving democracy.

Presidential Leadership Scholars graduation.

Expert Spotlight

As it turns out, research shows that disagreeing can be a good thing among people. But those disagreeing need to have a shared goal in mind – or at least some form of commonality.
Eva Chiang, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Leadership and Programming George W. Bush Institute

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Advancing Free Societies

Free and healthy societies are the worldʼs best hope for peace and stability. Freedom requires vigilance and the courage to advance human rights and the rule of law.

GWBI Women's Initiative Global Women's Network Summit.
GWBI Women's Initiative Global Women's Network Summit.

Expert Spotlight

The Bush Institute is committed to supporting those struggling for freedom around the world, including those in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.
David J. Kramer

Executive Director George W. Bush Institute

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