National Speaker Series Presents
A Moderated Conversation With
Former First Lady Michelle Obama
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Beth El Synagogue National Speaker Series Invites you to: “A Moderated Conversation With Former First Lady Michelle Obama”. We are excited to have Mrs. Obama as our 15th speaker in our ongoing series on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Please join us for a thought provoking evening. We look forward to seeing you on September 10th.
Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school.
Before becoming First Lady, Michelle Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School. She started her career as an attorney at the Chicago law firm, Sidley & Austin, where she met her future husband, Barack Obama. She later worked in the Chicago mayor’s office, the University of Chicago, and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Mrs. Obama also founded the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an organization that prepares young people for careers in public service.
Mrs. Obama was born on January 17, 1964. She married Barack Obama in 1992. They currently live in Washington, DC and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.