Five For Friday: A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

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[image: George W. Bush Presidential Center] Five for Friday A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center March 31, 2017 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: Much has been made of the “presidents’ club,” but less attention has been paid to the unwritten yet critical responsibilities that spouses have in government and the support they have from each other in carrying out their role. In connection with the release of the Bush Institute’s report A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies, Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair sat down with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of the Bush Institute, for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities to lead change that come with the role of first lady.] Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Blair Discuss the Leadership of First Ladies “We are talking about ordinary human beings that have an extraordinary role thrust on them.” – Mrs. Cherie Blair Much has been made of the “presidents’ club,” but less attention has been paid to the unwritten yet critical responsibilities that spouses have in government and the support they have from each other in carrying out their role. In connection with the release of the Bush Institute’s report, A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir , Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair sat down with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of the Bush Institute, for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities to lead change that come with the role of first lady. Read more <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir In Focus Read | Five Highlights from President Bush’s Work in Africa Ahead of President and Mrs. Bush's trip to Africa next week, take a look at five highlights of President Bush's continued commitment to Africa — both while he was in office and in his post-presidency. Read more [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | First Ladies Initiative - A Role Without a Rulebook First ladies around the world have a unique platform to improve lives. This week, the Bush Institute released our latest study, A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies , which explores the expanding role of first ladies, what we can learn from their leadership on critical issues, and how they can maximize their impact. View the interactive report[image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Watch | Portrait of Courage: Specialist Marco Vasquez Specialist Marco Vasquez , whose story is featured in Portraits of Courage , was diagnosed with PTS and TBI five years after leaving the U.S. Army. Combat left him scarred, but he didn’t recognize the signs that he needed help. Fortunately, his wife, Amber, saw changes in the man she married – and knew he needed help. Marco embraced healthy living through meditation and mountain biking – a path that led him to the 2015 W100K. Watch his story [image: arrow] <forms.bushcenter.org/page.redir Read | Enjoy the Native Texas Prairie All Year Long Learn more about the creation of the Bush Center’s Native Texas Park and the conservation efforts taking place on our grounds in The Landscapes of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. With striking photos from all seasons and a detailed list of plants and flowers, this book is a great addition to any gardener’s library. Get Your Copy [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

Five for Friday

A Weekly Digest from the Bush Center

March 31, 2017

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THE CATALYST
 
 
 
Much has been made of the “presidents’ club,” but less attention has been paid to the unwritten yet critical responsibilities that spouses have in government and the support they have from each other in carrying out their role.  In connection with the release of the Bush Institute’s report A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies, Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair sat down with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of the Bush Institute, for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities to lead change that come with the role of first lady.

Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Blair Discuss the Leadership of First Ladies

“We are talking about ordinary human beings that have an extraordinary role thrust on them.” – Mrs. Cherie Blair

Much has been made of the “presidents’ club,” but less attention has been paid to the unwritten yet critical responsibilities that spouses have in government and the support they have from each other in carrying out their role.

In connection with the release of the Bush Institute’s report, , Mrs. Laura Bush and Mrs. Cherie Blair sat down with Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of the Bush Institute, for a wide-ranging discussion on the opportunities to lead change that come with the role of first lady.

 

In Focus

Read | Five Highlights from President Bush’s Work in Africa

Ahead of President and Mrs. Bush's trip to Africa next week, take a look at five highlights of President Bush's continued commitment to Africa — both while he was in office and in his post-presidency.

Read | First Ladies Initiative - A Role Without a Rulebook

First ladies around the world have a unique platform to improve lives. This week, the Bush Institute released our latest study, A Role Without a Rulebook: The Influence and Leadership of Global First Ladies, which explores the expanding role of first ladies, what we can learn from their leadership on critical issues, and how they can maximize their impact.

Watch | Portrait of Courage: Specialist Marco Vasquez

Specialist Marco Vasquez, whose story is featured in Portraits of Courage, was diagnosed with PTS and TBI five years after leaving the U.S. Army. Combat left him scarred, but he didn’t recognize the signs that he needed help. Fortunately, his wife, Amber, saw changes in the man she married – and knew he needed help. Marco embraced healthy living through meditation and mountain biking – a path that led him to the 2015 W100K.

Read | Enjoy the Native Texas Prairie All Year Long

Learn more about the creation of the Bush Center’s Native Texas Park and the conservation efforts taking place on our grounds in The Landscapes of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. With striking photos from all seasons and a detailed list of plants and flowers, this book is a great addition to any gardener’s library.

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