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Fellows: Where Are They Now? (2017 Issue)

Since it was first awarded in 1965, Bush Fellows have included artists, government leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and more. One constant, however, is the Foundation’s belief in the power of people to make great ideas happen in their communities. And that is the crux of the Bush Fellowship today: personal leadership growth and development. 

Through these Q&As, you’ll get a glimpse into the thousands of individuals whose lives — and communities — have been touched by the Bush Fellowship.


A lifelong passion for working with parents.

Using technology to aid learning and memory problems.

At the forefront of entrepreneurship.

Building a new generation of community leaders.

In arts organizations, flexibility and a redefinition of what's possible are key.

An artistic process driven by continuous learning and investigation.

After 30 years, an established voice on folklore and social justice comes full circle.

Alleviating social justice issues within her Muslim American community.

Q&As with past Bush Fellows.