• April 11 2019

    How entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and others are combining vision and action to address systemic challenges in a turbulent world.

11 Apr 10:15 am - 11 Apr 11:05 am

Responsibilities of Global Citizenship featuring President Bush and Secretary Robert Gates

With decades of public service between them, these two legendary American statesmen will share their views on timely issues of national and international importance and will make the case for compassionate leadership in a fractured world.  This session will explore threats to democracy, the challenges of leadership, and their predictions for what lies ahead.


George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States

Robert Gates
Co-Founder, RiceHadleyGates LLC; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense

Paula Dobriansky (Moderator)
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; Former President’s Envoy to Northern Ireland; Chair, Women’s Initiative Policy Council; Member, Human Freedom Advisory Council

Mariz Doss (Scholar Testimonial)
Business Development Advisor, Medmark Insurance Brokerage, Egypt; 2013 George W. Bush Institute WE Lead Scholar