Council on Women and Girls Friday Highlights

Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights! This week, First Lady Michelle Obama returned from an Official Visit to South Africa and Botswana. The trip served as an opportunity for this Administration to promote education, health, wellness, and public service. As the First Lady deliveredthis message of civil action to leaders at the Young African Women Leaders Forum, she challenged these women to pursue their dreams of building a better future for Africa.

Next Wednesday at 2PM ET, President Obama will answer your questions in the first Twitter Town Hall at the White House. You can begin tweeting your questions about your community by using the hashtag #AskObama. Please be sure to follow @townhall for the latest news. On July 6th, be sure to watch the President answer your tweet in a live discussion moderated by Twitter Executive Chairman Jack Dorsey. Additionally, this summer the White House is launching the How to Make Change series. Thisinitiative is focused on fostering youth leadership through a series of events held at the White House.

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 First Lady's Trip: Service Projects in South Africa & Botswana

Twitter Town Hall

How To Make Change Series

Young Elected Officials at the White House

President Obama Holds Press Conference on Our Economy and the Debt Limit

A Key Legal Victory for Health Care

Bringing Transparency to College Costs

President Obama Launches Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

On Board the USS RAMAGE: Dr. Jill Biden Visits with Sailors in Greece

Opening Doors for our Military Spouses

LGBT Pride Month at The White House

Weekly Address

West Wing Week

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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