Her appearance is part of the University’s Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.
For decades, Mrs. Bush has traveled the U.S. and the world to champion issues in education, health care and human rights. She now serves as Chair of the Women’s Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute and continues working on global health care innovations, education reform, empowering women in emerging democracies and supporting America’s veterans. The former first lady is also the best-selling author of Spoken from the Heart.
Mrs. Bush has a bachelor’s in education and a master’s in library science. She taught in public schools in Dallas, Houston and Austin and was also a public school librarian. Her husband, former President George W. Bush spoke at Georgia Southern in 2006.
The Bushes are the parents of twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna, and they have one granddaughter.
Information on dates and locations to pick up complimentary tickets to “An Evening with Laura Bush” will be released later this month. For more information, visit: GeorgiaSouthern.edu/MrsBush