THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the First Lady
July 24, 2014
UPCOMING GUIDANCE FOR FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
Monday, July 28, 2014
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in a DNC roundtable.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Washington, DC * 11:00 AM – On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarksat the Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The three-day Summit will cap off the Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), and give 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most prominent young leaders the opportunity to engage with U.S. government officials, entrepreneurs, civil society representatives, as well as leaders in international development. The First Lady’s remarks will take place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The First Lady’s remarks will be livestreamed HERE.
Washington, DC * 11:30 AM – Following the First Lady’s remarks, Mrs. Obama will participate in a roundtable discussion focused on the importance of girls’ education in Africa with several of the young African leaders participating in the Washington Fellowship.
Note: In August, President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital for a historic three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. As part of the Summit on August 6, the Office of the First Lady, the George W. Bush Institute, and the U.S. Department of State are hosting “Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit,” a day-longspouses forum at the Kennedy Center. The forum will bring together First Lady Michelle Obama, Mrs. Laura Bush, African First Spouses from more than 30 countries, leaders from non-governmental organizations and non-profits, private sector partners, and other leading experts. The forum will highlight the critical role first spouses play and focus on the impact of investments in education, health, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please click HERE.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Washington, DC * 12:45 PM – On Thursday,as part of the Joining Forces initiative,First Lady Michelle Obama will address the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. The conference will be attended by over 1,600 people, including federal and local officials, as well as others working towards ending homelessness throughout the country. Mrs. Obama will speak to the Administration’s efforts on the issue, including the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.