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Eden Harkins

Eden Harkins

Director, Strategic Programming and Events
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Eden Harkins serves as Director of Strategic Programming and Events for the George W. Bush Presidential Center. 

Previously, she served as an Event Manager, most notably leading the planning and execution of the 2016 Bush-Cheney Alumni Reunion, three of our Bush Institute's Warrior Open tournaments, and President and Mrs. Bush's 70th Birthday Celebration.  

Prior to joining the Bush Center, Harkins was a Lead Coordinator planning weddings and social events for a large event firm in Dallas and also worked in corporate events for Dallas Fan Fares, Dallas Business Journal, and the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center. 

Harkins received her bachelor's degree in business administration (management and marketing) at Baylor University and resides in Dallas with her husband Justin and son Patrick.