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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] International Women's Day Edition Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center March 10, 2016 Explore More BUY ENGAGE TICKETS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir READ THE CATALYST <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir UPCOMING EVENTS <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: With effective care, the invisible wounds of war – including post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury - can be overcome. The Bush Institute recently released recommendations to help increase the number of veterans in effective care, improve the delivery of high quality care, advocate for research that leads to more effective treatment, and decrease the stigma of invisible wounds.] Watch on March 28 | A Conversation on the Influence and Leadership of First Ladies Tune in <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir on March 28 for a conversation with Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair, wife of the former British Prime Minister,on the influence and leadership of first ladies. The event coincides with the upcoming release of an unprecedented new study by the Bush Institute, A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir The study explores how spouses of state leaders around the globe are making a difference on critical issues at local, national, and global levels. Learn more <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Read | Diana Mao - PLS Alum Makes Impact on Child Labor Diana Mao, a 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholars alumna, has dedicated her life to economically and socially empowering survivors of human trafficking, as well as decreasing the child labor footprint in Cambodia and India. We recently caught up with Diana to get an update on her ongoing work and the lives she’s saving. Read interview [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Q&A with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of The George W. Bush Institute In celebration of International Women’s Day, we interviewed Holly Kuzmich, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute. Holly shares how the incredible women she meets through the work of the Bush Institute inspire her every day. She also discusses the importance of mentorship and her progression in public policy. Read interview[image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Watch | Portrait of Courage : Sergeant Leslie Zimmerman President Bush first met Sergeant Zimmerman at the 2015 W100K, describing her in Portraits of Courage as a “hard-charger” both on the mountain bike and in life. She joined the Army at age 18, and later deployed to Iraq as a medic. NBC’s TODAY show profiled Sergeant Zimmerman and her recovery from PTS. Watch Sergeant Zimmerman on TODAY[image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Q&A with Htet Htet Oo, One of Burma’s Rising Young Leaders Htet Htet Oo, one of 21 remarkable Young Leaders currently participating in the Bush Institute’s Liberty and Leadership Forum, is helping children in impoverished communities and people displaced by armed conflict. We interviewed this rising star from Burma, who represents the incredible work women are doing to advance freedom and opportunity in the world. Read interview [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205 T. 214-200-4300 | E. xxx [image: Twitter] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Instagram] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Facebook] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: Flickr] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir [image: YouTube] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Email Preferences <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Privacy Policy <forms.bushcenter.org/page.aspx | Give Today <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir

International Women's Day Edition

Five  for Friday

A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

March 10, 2016

Explore More  

 
 
 
THE CATALYST
 
 
 
With effective care, the invisible wounds of war – including post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury - can be overcome. The Bush Institute recently released recommendations to help increase the number of veterans in effective care, improve the delivery of high quality care, advocate for research that leads to more effective treatment, and decrease the stigma of invisible wounds.

Watch on March 28 | A Conversation on the Influence and Leadership of First Ladies

on March 28 for a conversation with Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair, wife of the former British Prime Minister, on the influence and leadership of first ladies. The event coincides with the upcoming release of an unprecedented new study by the Bush Institute, . The study explores how spouses of state leaders around the globe are making a difference on critical issues at local, national, and global levels.

 

In Focus

Read | Diana Mao - PLS Alum Makes Impact on Child Labor

Diana Mao, a 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholars alumna, has dedicated her life to economically and socially empowering survivors of human trafficking, as well as decreasing the child labor footprint in Cambodia and India. We recently caught up with Diana to get an update on her ongoing work and the lives she’s saving.

Read | Q&A with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of The George W. Bush Institute

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we interviewed Holly Kuzmich, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute. Holly shares how the incredible women she meets through the work of the Bush Institute inspire her every day. She also discusses the importance of mentorship and her progression in public policy.

Watch | Portrait of Courage: Sergeant Leslie Zimmerman

President Bush first met Sergeant Zimmerman at the 2015 W100K, describing her in Portraits of Courage as a “hard-charger” both on the mountain bike and in life. She joined the Army at age 18, and later deployed to Iraq as a medic. NBC’s TODAY show profiled Sergeant Zimmerman and her recovery from PTS.

Read | Q&A with Htet Htet Oo, One of Burma’s Rising Young Leaders

Htet Htet Oo, one of 21 remarkable Young Leaders currently participating in the Bush Institute’s Liberty and Leadership Forum, is helping children in impoverished communities and people displaced by armed conflict. We interviewed this rising star from Burma, who represents the incredible work women are doing to advance freedom and opportunity in the world.

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