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  1. 1. Michelle Obama "First Lady" African American
  2. 2. His full name is Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama. She was born on January 17, 1964. She is an American lawyer and wife of Barack Obama.
  3. 3. Michelle Obama was born and raised in Chicago. She graduated from Princeton University and years later, Harvard University.
  4. 4. After finishing her university studies, she returned to Chicago and began working in the law firm Sidley Austin, while, worked for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, and also for the University of Chicago.
  5. 5. Her father, Fraser Robinson was employed in a water plant, while her mother, Marian Robinson Shields worked as a secretary. In her ancestry is Jim Robinson, a slave born in South Carolina, where she still retains much of her family.
  6. 6. Returning to her studies, she graduated from high school in 1981. Then she studied sociology and African American Studies at Princeton University, where in 1985, graduating cum laude graduate in Arts. His graduation thesis at Princeton, was called "Princeton - educated blacks and the black community."
  7. 7. In 1988, Michelle graduated from Harvard as a lawyer. It was at Harvard where she was involved in politics, claiming that the university authorities employ minority teachers.
  8. 8. She worked as assistant commissioner of planning and development in the mayor of Chicago, and shortly thereafter founded the Chicago chapter of Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program that prepares young people for public service, where she assumed the directorship executive.
  9. 9. She met to Barack Obama at the law firm for which they worked. In 1992 they married, and in 1998 was born their first daughter, Malia Ann. Three years later, gave birth to their second and last daughter, Natasha.
  10. 10. In 1996, Michelle came to the University of Chicago with the vision and purpose of establishing links between the campus and community. As associate dean of student services, she developed the first community service program, and under her leadership as vice president of external affairs and Community Medical Center, University of Chicago, the volunteer activities on campus and the community increased considerably.
  11. 11. As first lady, Michelle Obama wants to keep working on those carriers that are closest to her heart - support for families with relatives in the armed forces, assistance to women seeking to balance work and family, and a new called to promote national service.