Friday, March 11, 2016
Michelle Obama on Why Educating Girls is Vital
First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of girls’ education on International Women’s Day Tuesday, at Union Market in Washington, D.C. The day was the first anniversary of Let Girls Learn, a White House initiative to address gender inequalities in education. Obama spoke about how she first got involved in the issue after learning the stories of some of the 62 million girls around the world who are not currently attending school.