Barbara Pierce Bush is CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps which mobilizes a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. Since 2009, Global Health Corps has placed 216 fellows from 12 countries to work with nonprofit and government health organizations in six countries, including Uganda, Tanzania and the United States. Previously, Bush supported nationwide design-thinking programs for high school students and faculty at the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. She also worked for Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Capetown, South Africa, and interned for UNICEF in Botswana.
Bush graduated from Yale University in 2004 with a degree in Humanities. She and her sister, Jenna Bush Hager, are the twin daughters of former President George W. and First Lady Laura Bush.