Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
The Bush Institute Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program visits the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, Former First Lady Laura Bush, joined by 14 Egyptian Fellows, rings The Opening BellSM.
About the Bush Institute Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program
The Bush Institute Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program is a leadership exchange program that engages women from around the world, with an initial focus on women the Middle East. The purpose of the program is to develop leadership skills; to exchange techniques, ideas, and expertise; to provide effective tools which will empower women in the Middle East to be a force for change; and to create a robust and supportive global women’s network. Identified as a key part of the curriculum, the women will learn ways to cascade the leadership skills obtained during the program to other women in their areas of influence - creating a multiplier effect, enlarging the network and increasing their impact.