Barbara Pierce Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush

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  • Barbara Pierce Bush 
  • Co-Founder & CEO, Global Health Corps


Barbara Bush co-founded Global Health Corps (GHC) in 2009 to mobilize a global community of young leaders to build the movement for health equity. To-date, GHC has fostered over 900 young leaders who believe health is a human right and who take an innovative approach to solving some of the world’s biggest global health challenges. In 2015, Barbara was recognized as one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business. Previously, she worked at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Red Cross Children’s Hospital in South Africa, UNICEF in Botswana, and the UN World Food Program. Barbara is a member of UNICEF’s Next Generation Steering Committee and on the Board of Directors of Covenant House International, PSI, and the UN’s Social Entrepreneurship Council.

Presentations at Calvin College:

A Moderated Conversation with Barbara Pierce Bush
Part of the: January Series

Thursday, January 10, 2019  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium

Underwritten by: The Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation and Holland Home

Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts with NBC, Jenna Bush Hager is unable to fulfill her commitment to speak at the January Series. Her sister, Barbara Pierce Bush, has graciously agreed to fill in, and so she will be speaking now on Thursday, January 10. The event will take place in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium. Doors to the auditorium open at 11:30 a.m., seats may be saved until 12:15 p.m., and the presentation begins at 12:30 p.m.

Please also note that due to contract restrictions, this presentation will not be recorded or archived.

Featured publication

Sisters First: Stories from our Wild and Wonderful Life

Sisters First: Stories from our Wild and Wonderful Life
by Barbara Pierce Bush 
Grand Central Publishing (October 24, 2017)


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