Forward NYCR Honors Prominent Women During Womens History Month ; Michelle Obama
Michelle Robinson Obama was born on January 17 , 1964 in Chicago , Illinois and is the former first lady of the United States , married to the 44th President Barack Obama. She is the first African American first lady. Obama is also a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
As First Lady, Obama became a fashion icon, a role model for women, and an advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy eating. Her achievements in non partisan issues , make her the most active first lady since Lady Bird Johnson. Similar to Bill Clinton , there is some speculation she might run for president like Hillary Clinton had done.