Michelle Obama is an American lawyer and writer who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
She is married to Barack Obama.
She is the first African-American First Lady.
She met Barack Obama when they were among the few African-Americans at their law firm.
“You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.” Michelle Obama
She’s a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
She spent her early legal career working at the law firm Sidley Austin.
She worked as the Associate Dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago.
She campaigned for her husband’s presidential bid throughout 2007 and 2008.
She became a role model for women, an advocate for poverty awareness, and healthy eating. She was an Assistant to the Mayor of the Chicago city government.
She worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals.
“One of the things I realized is that if you do not take control over your time and your life, other people will gobble it up. If you don’t prioritize yourself, you constantly start falling lower and lower on your list, your kids fall lower and lower on your list.” Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama Top 10 Coolest Moments:
Michelle Obama has certainly set the bar high for all First Ladies after her. She has become a figure of inspiration for millions of young girls around the world and her appearance on various TV shows has made her a celebrity in her own right. She’s not interested in running for President, but wouldn’t it be cool if she did?
“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.” Michelle Obama
Let’s take a look at the look at the Top 10 Coolest Michelle Obama Moments!
“What I have never been afraid of is to be a little silly, and you can engage people that way. My view is, first you get them to laugh, then you get them to listen.” Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama’s speech moves many to tears in Charlotte
An emotional speech in which Michelle Obama details her early life with Barack Obama, dealing with student loan debt and raising their two girls.
Michelle Obama’s Top 10 Success Rules:
- Practice who you wanna be
- Fail your way to success
- Choose excellence
- Prioritize yourself
- Read & Write
- Be supportive
- Live out loud
- Know your own value
- Empower yourself
- Have fun
Be true to yourself
Keep doing the right things
Keep moving on
“Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn, but I developed confidence.” Michelle Obama
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“It’s like, remember who you always were, where you came from, who your parents were, how they raised you. Because that authentic self is going to follow you all through life, so make sure that it’s solid so it’s something that you can hold on and be proud of for the rest of your life.” Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama Surprises People Recording Goodbye Messages to Her.
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