International Women's Day 2013


March 9, 2013 - March 9, 2013

Mrs. Laura W. Bush will speak about leadership and women’s empowerment on International Women’s Day as the George W. Bush Institute expands the Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program (WIFP) and celebrates the accomplishments of the first fellowship class from Egypt. A panel discussion with these female leaders from Egypt will highlight the importance of empowering women to lead around the world.  

The year-long program helps women in the Middle East develop the necessary skills to be a force for change. The International Women’s Day event will signify the completion of the 2012 program and the commencement of the 2013 program.

Tune in here for the live webcast on March 8, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. central time and join the conversation on Twitter using hashtags #IWD2013 and #WIFP2013

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International Women’s Day Observance

With Remarks by Mrs. Laura W. Bush


A Panel discussion about women’s leadership in the Middle East

March 8, 2013

9:30 a.m. Central Time