Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! This week, President Obama paid respect to those who lost their lives on September 11th by visiting Ground Zero in New York City. The President also welcomed National and State teachers of the year to the White House and thanked them for their service to America’s youth. In addition, First Lady Michelle Obama dropped by Alice Deal Middle School in Washington DC to check out a flash mob event in support of the Let’s Move! campaign.

Read About this and other events throughout the Administration, below. And remember, if you have friends or family who would like to join our Council on Women and Girls efforts, please have them click here.

The President in NYC: “When We Say We Will Never Forget, We Mean What We Say”

President Obama Welcomes Outstanding Teachers to the White House

“Our Obligations to Each Other As Americans”: President Obama Welcomes the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

First Lady Michelle Obama Drops by a D.C. School to watch students do a Let’s Move! Flash Workout

First Lady Chief of Staff Tina Tchen: Engaging Communities and Supporting Families

Disaster Assistance for Last Week’s Storms

Read About VA Enhances Support of Family Caregivers

Read About Supporting Stem Cell Research

“The President’s Speech” at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner

Women + Manufacturing Jobs + Workplace Flexibility = Success

West Wing Week: “A Good Day For America”
Monique Dorsainvil is a Staff Assistant in the Office of Public Engagement focusing on the Council on Women and Girls and LGBT Outreach

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