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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn

Robinson Obama

(née Robinson; January 17, 1964) is an American attorney and author who was the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, and was the

1st

African-American First Lady

In her early legal career, she worked at the law firm Sidley Austin where she met Barack Obama. She subsequently worked in non-profits and as the Associate Dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago as well as the Vice President for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois

Obama is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School

Michelle married Barack in 1992, and they have two daughters

As first lady, Obama served as a role model for women and worked as an advocate for poverty awareness, education, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy eating. She supported American designers and was considered a fashion icon.

Reference: Wikipedia - Michelle Obama