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Michelle Obama

by Emma Lomeli 6 months ago in women in politics

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Michelle Obama
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Who is Michelle Obama?... Michelle Obama is a former First Lady and she’s also a author, orator and a motivator and also a former lawyer. Michelle Obama went to law school where she also met her husband Brock Obama former president of the United States where she attended law school and became a lawyer right before she became First Lady when her husband; Brock Obama became president of the United States they also have 2 kids. In 2014, Mrs Obama launched the Reach higher initiative, an effort to inspire young people across America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four - year college or university. Reach Higher aims to ensure that all students understand what they need to complete their education by working to expose students to college and career opportunities; helping them understand financial aid eligibility; encouraging academic planning and summer learning opportunities; and supporting high school counselors who do essential work to help students get into college. In 2015, Mrs. Obama joined President Obama to launch Let Girls Learn, a U.S. government - wide initiative to help girls around the world go to school and stay in school. As part of this effort, Mrs. Obama is calling on countries across the globe to help educate and empower young women, and she is sharing the stories and struggles of these young women with young people here at home to inspire them to commit to their own education. As First Lady, Mrs. Obama looks forward to continuing her work on the issues close to her heart - supporting military families, helping children lead healthier lives, and encouraging all our young people to fulfill their boundless promise. As First Lady, Michelle was involved in various causes, notably supporting military families and ending childhood obesity. In an effort to promote healthy eating, she planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn of the White House in 2009. She related her experiences with the project in the book American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America ( 2012 ). In addition to her work on such issues, Michelle also garnered attention for her fashion sense. During the 2016 presidential race, Michelle supported the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, and her speech during the party's national convention drew widespread praise; noting the coarse tenor of the race, Michelle stated that " when they go low, we go high." Clinton ultimately lost to Republican Donald trump, who had repeatedly and falsely suggested that Barack was not a U.S. - born citizen. After her husband's term ended in 2017, Michelle kept a relatively low public profile. However, in 2018 she released the autobiography Becoming, which garnered much attention. Although the book largely avoided politics, her criticism of Trump, whom she claimed endangered her family with his role in the " birther" conspiracy, drew particular interest. A tour for the book was the basis of the documentary Becoming ( 2020 ), which aired on Netflix; Michelle and Barack had signed a production deal with the media - streaming company in 2018. In 2020 she also began hosting The Michelle Obama Podcast, which was available on Spotify, and Internet music - streaming service. First Lady Michelle La Vaughn Robinson Obama is a lawyer, writer, and the wife of the 44th and current President, Barack Obama. She is the first African - American First Lady of the United States. Through her four main initiatives, she has become a role model for women and an advocate for healthy families, service members and their families, higher education, and international adolescent girls education. Each of us also comes here tonight," Michelle Obama told the Democratic National Convention in 2008, " by way of our own improbable journey" and " driven by a simple belief that ... we have an obligation to fight for the world as it should be." Michelle Obama's journey began in the South Side of Chicago, where Fraser and Marian Robinson instilled in their daughter a heartfelt commitment to family, hard work, and education. Her father was a pump operator for the Chicago Water Department, while her mother stayed at home to care for Michelle and her older brother Craig. As she watched her father refuse to give in to multiple sclerosis, use two canes to get to his job, and save money to send her to college, she learned that " the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them." Michelle earned a bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School. In 1988, she returned to Chicago to join the firm of Sidly Austin. It was there that she met Barack Obama, a summer associate she was assigned to advise. They were married in 1992. By that time Michelle had turned her energies to public service. She was assistant commissioner of planning and development in Chicago's City Hall before becoming the founding executive director of the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program that prepares young people for public service. In 1996, she joined the University of Chicago as associate dean of student services, where she developed the University's first community service program. In 2002, she went to work for the University of Chicago Medical Center, where in 2005 she became the vice president of community and external affairs. During these years the Obamas' daughters Malia and Sasha were born. As first lady, Michelle Obama initiated Let's Move! a program aiming to end childhood obesity within a generation. Through it, elected officials, business leaders, educators, parents, and faith leaders worked together to provide more nutritious food in schools, bring healthy and affordable food into undeserved communities, plant vegetable gardens across America, and provide new opportunities for kids to be more active. Each year local schoolchildren helped plant and harvest the garden she started on the White House South Lawn. Its vegetables and fruits were served at the White House and donated to soup kitchens and food banks. During Barack Obama's second term Michelle spearheaded the Reach Higher Initiative to help students understand job opportunities and the education and skills they need for those jobs. She encouraged young people to continue their education past high school in technical schools and community colleges as well as at colleges and universities. Worldwide, she championed the education of girls and women. In a commencement address at the City College of New York she told graduates, " Never view your challenges as obstacles." It is a lesson she has embodied all her life. Throughout her time in the White House Mrs. Obama worked to support veterans and military families. She also focused her energies on what she calls her most important role: MominChief to her daughters, who grew into accomplished young women during their eight years in the White House.

Michelle Obama is also a motivational speaker where she talks about girls being confident and being encouraged to do something that you would want to do and she talks about empowering women to be motivated and to do something that you love and for you to not give up and for girls to achieve something that they would want to achieve in life and want to achieve something later in life if you stick with it and if you stay committed to it and it will be achieved if you stay really committed to anything that you would want to achieve in life or even if it's something that you would want to achieve later in life. And, if you feel like you can't achieve something in life that you would want to achieve in life but you feel like you can't because you feel like you're not encouraged, motivated, empowered, confident and brave to stay committed to achieving what you would want to achieve in life and feel empowered and encourage to stay committed to achieving what you want to achieve in life until you achieve it in life or later in life and you have to feel encouraged, empowered, confident, brave and committed to achieving what you want to achieve in life or later in life whenever you feel like you got encouraged, empowered, confident and whenever you feel like you want to be committed to wanting to achieve what you want to achieve in life and whatever you want to achieve later in life once you get motivated and committed to staying and stay being committed to achieving what you want to in life and you will achieve it and staying committed to it until you have achieved to what you want to achieve in life or later in life you just have to stay committed to wanting to achieve what you want until you achieve what you want to in life until you meet your goal that you want to achieve in life and she encourages you to stay committed to wanting to until you finally meet the goal that you want to achieve in life she encourages you not to give up and she encourages you to stay committed to what you want to achieve in life and it will be achieved if you stay committed to the goal that you want to achieve in life and even if it's later in life you have to stay committed to what it is that you want to achieve in life and it will be achieved if you stay positive and your goal will be achieved in life and you can't give up even if you feel like wanting to give up because you feel like your never gonna meet the goal that you want to achieve in life and once you achieve the goal that you want to achieve in life you can make another goal that you want to achieve in life. As the final term of her husband's presidency winds to a close, Michelle Obama has been busy cementing her legacy as an advocate for the arts, education, and, above all, nutrition. Among the initiatives from her eight - year stint as First Lady is Let's Move, a nationwide campaign to combat childhood obesity, which included revamping school lunches, and the Partnership for a Healthier America, which will remain in effect after the Obamas leave the White House. Obama's Turnaround Arts program, which brings arts instruction to underperforming schools, will also continue, under the of the Kennedy Center. But perhaps her most lasting legacy is, by appearance at least, the smallest: the label attached to food packaging. Thanks to Obama's efforts, in May the Food and Drug Administration approved a regulation that will require food companies to adjust serving sizes and include added sugars on their labels, helping consumers to make a better - informed choice at the grocery store.

After a few years, Mrs. Obama decided her true calling was working with people to serve their communities and their neighbors. She served as assistant commissioner of planning and development in Chicago's City before becoming the founding executive director of the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an americorps program that prepares youth for public service. In 1996, Mrs. Obama joined University of Chicago with a vision of bringing campus and community together. As Associate Dean of Student Services, she developed the university's first community service program, and under her leadership as Vice President of Community and External Affairs for the University of Chicago Medical Center, volunteerism skyrocketed. Mrs. Obama has continued her efforts to support and inspire young people during her time as First Lady. Everybody looks up to Michelle Obama because she's an inspiration, a influencer and she's a motivational speaker; she encourages girls to stay committed to achieve the goals that they want to achieve in life and she also empowers you and encourages you not to give up on the goals that you want to meet in life and if you stay motivated and committed to wanting to meet your goal that you want to achieve in life; the more you stay committed to what you want to do in life and the more you stay committed to what you want to achieve in life and the more you stay committed to the goal that you want to achieve in life until you meet the goal that you want to achieve in life and the more you stay committed and positive to the goal that you want to achieve in life and if you do stay positive and committed to what it is that you want to achieve in life and if you do stay positive and committed to what it is that you want to achieve in life and it will be achieved you just have to stay positive and you just have to stay committed to what you want to achieve in life. Michelle Obama is an inspiration, motivates you, motivational speaker and she encourages you, motivates you and she empowers you to do something that you think you wouldn't be able to do in life because you felt like you weren't encouraged, motivated, confident and brave enough to do something that you would love to do in life and even if it's a goal that you would want to achieve in life but, you felt like you can't because you weren't encouraged, motivated, confident, brave and empowered to achieve the goal that you would want to achieve in life because she encourages girls to be confident and empowered to do anything that you want to do in life and she also encourages and empowers girls to stay committed to what they want to do in life and she encourages girls to stay committed to achieve the goal that they want to achieve in life even if they feel like they want to give up on wanting to achieve the goal that they want to achieve in life

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