Thursday, March 5, 2020 – “Pearls of Wisdom” in Washington, DC

Presentation and Book Signing by Jean Becker

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: Registration at 6:00 p.m. and Program Begins at 6:30 p.m.
Hosted by: The George & Barbara Bush Foundation
Location: United States Institute of Peace, Carlucci Auditorium | 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

First Lady Barbara Bush famously gave advice to just about everyone she met, and after she passed in 2018, longtime Bush family aide Jean Becker worked with the publishing team at Twelve to edit and narrate a compilation of that wisdom with the help of Mrs. Bush’s family and those who knew her best.
Please join us for a special evening at the United States Institute of Peace as we celebrate the release of “Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice (That Go a Long Way)” together with Jean and members of the Bush family, who will discuss this insightful, endearing collection and its remarkable author. The group will also sign books afterwards in the USIP’s Barbara Bush Atrium. Copies of “Pearls of Wisdom” will be available for purchase during the reception.
All of the author’s proceeds from this special book will benefit the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

Registration is required. Please RSVP by Monday, March 2.
If you have questions, please call (979) 862-2251 or email

Parking and Security Information: USIP offers limited private parking for visitors. Guests may also park at metered parking available along 23rd Street. For guests who plan to valet, please enter the driveway via the main entrance on 23rd Street, between Constitution Avenue and C Street, NW. USIP is located 6 blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station on the Blue and Orange line.
At arrival, please proceed to the 23rd Street main entrance. All guests, regardless of arrival method will enter in through the same entrance.
For building access, magnetometers and ID screening is required.