Former First Lady Michelle Obama will participate a moderated conversation event in Victoria on Tuesday March 31st, 2020 at 7:00pm at Save On Foods Memorial Centre. The event is sponsored by The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce.
“The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is very proud to welcome former First Lady Michelle Obama to Victoria. She is an inspiring leader and role model to so many. And because of her strong values and true convictions, she continues to drive important change in society.” – Catherine Holt, CEO, Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, transforming the position and becoming a role model, champion and inspiration for women, families, and so many people across America and around the world.
As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school.
In 2018, Michelle Obama published her memoir, Becoming, which sold more copies than any other book published in the United States in 2018, achieving that status in just 15 days and instantly rising to the #1 slot on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
Mrs. Obama was born on January 17, 1964. She married Barack Obama in 1992. They currently live in Washington, DC and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.