One of the most beloved and admired American First Ladies, for decades Laura Bush has championed key issues in the fields of education, health care, and human rights. The author of the bestselling memoir, Spoken From The Heart, Mrs. Bush also founded both the Texas Book Festival and the National Book Festival in Washington D.C. Today, as the chair of the Women’s Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute, Mrs. Bush continues her work on global healthcare innovations, empowering women in emerging democracies, education reform, and supporting the men and women who have served in America’s military.
Born in Midland, Texas to Jenna and Harold Welch, Laura Bush holds a degree in education and a master’s degree in library science. She taught in public schools in Dallas, Houston, and Austin, and worked as a public school librarian. In 1977, she married George W. Bush. The Bushes are the parents of twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna, and grandparents of Margaret Laura “Mila” and Poppy Louise Hager.
The 3rd Annual Roberts Academy Mother’s Day Luncheon
May 4, 2016, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tickets are $125 / person
Proceeds from the Mother’s Day Luncheon will go toward pressing needs of The Robert’s Academy.
If you are unable to attend please consider making a make a gift in support of The Roberts Academy.