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Michelle Obama’s mic-dropping moment inspires many

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Posted at 11:25 PM, Oct 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-01 23:25:47-04


New York City, NY.- First Lady Michelle Obama was invited to speak at Glamour’s “The Power of an Educated Girl” panel on September 29 where she shared great advice with young school girls and raised awareness for her #62MillionGirls campaign.

According to the Huffington Post, the #62MillionGirls campaign is a part of Michelle’s Let Girls Learn initiative and sheds light on the 62 million girls across the globe who have no access to education.

Michelle was asked to give advice to girls who may be afraid of being smart because of what boys might think.

The First Lady first encouraged girls to get rid of such negative people in her life. She then said,

“There is no boy at this age that is cute enough or interesting enough to stop you from getting your education. If I had worried about who liked me and who thought I was cute when I was your age, I wouldn’t be married to the president of the United States today.”

She then playfully pretended to drop the mic, signaling she was done and there was nothing more to say.

Fellow panelist Charlize Theron leaned over to give Michelle a high-five and the audience cheered in support.

Michelle says that her motivation for the Let Girl’s Learn initiative is her two daughters, Malia and Sasha. The first lady wants all girls to have the same opportunities for education as she and her daughters.

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