Michelle Obama is best known for being the wife of President Barack Obama. The couple have two children together, Malia and Sasha. Michelle Obama was born on Jan. 17, 1964.
Michelle Obama has several different causes that are close to her heart and spends time working with young children, veterans and present members of the military. Since she became First Lady she has used her position to help people and to introduce new projects to advance the causes she cares for.
Michelle Obama is also known for launching "Let's Move." This program was designed to help tackle childhood obesity. It encourages children to eat more healthily and take part in more exercise. She worked together with Dr. Jill Biden to create an initiative called "Joining Forces." The aim of the initiative is to encourage society to work together to help support members of the armed forces. Michelle Obama believes that employers should support veterans and families of members of the military.
The "Reach Higher" initiative was introduced by Michelle Obama in 2014. It encourages young adults to stay in school and work towards their goals. The initiative helps young people to plan for their futures, access financial aid and take advantage of educational opportunities.