Happy Birthday To First Lady Michelle Obama
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

First Lady Michelle Obama turns 48 today, as millions send their birthday greetings and well-wishes from around the world.

Mrs. O has undoubtedly made her mark on history becoming the first African-American first lady. She also makes a remarkable impact by spreading awareness on childhood obesity and education and serving as a style icon for millions of working women from the East to the West. The ultimate “mom-in-chief,” Obama juggles parenting with pursuing her passion for not just being on the arm of the president, but making a difference in the lives of youth and their families. Her influence has been far reaching, from what she wears to how she chooses to be a hands-on parent.

Check out more on Michelle Obama’s influence on the world and be inspired by how you too can make an impact:

Michelle Obama’s Profitable Style Profile

Michelle Obama’s Six Rules of Parenting

Michelle Obama Joins Twitter

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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