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Barbara Bush
Most Creative People 2015

Barbara Bush

Cofounder, CEO, Global Health Corps

For giving health care fresh eyes
Most Creative People

Barbara Bush is CEO and cofounder of Global Health Corps. Before joining GHC, she worked in educational programming at the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, where she supported design thinking programs for high school students and faculty across the U.S. She has worked for Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Capetown, South Africa, and interned for Unicef in Botswana. She has traveled with the UN World Food Programme, focusing on the importance of nutrition. Bush is a member of Unicef's Next Generation Steering Committee, and is on the board of directors of Covenant House International; PSI; Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria; and the UN’s Global Entrepreneurship Council. She is a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Social Entrepreneur, a World Economic Forum Young Global Shaper, and a fellow of the Echoing Green foundation. Bush was named one of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year in 2011 and one of Newsweek’s Women of Impact in 2013. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in humanities in 2004.

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