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First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa and Botswana during an official visit to Africa from June 20 – 26 focused on youth leadership, education, health and wellness.
The trip is a continuation of Mrs. Obama’s work to engage young people, especially girls and young women, at home and abroad.
First Lady Michelle Obama is calling on young people at home, in Africa, and around the world to follow the trip and connect with each other.
Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff to the First Lady, shares stories about the amazing organizations, historical and sacred sites, and inspirational leaders the First Lady visited during her travels in Africa.
Two new videos from the First Lady's trip to Africa, where the First Lady engaged on youth leadership, education, health, and wellness.
Watch a video of First Lady Michelle Obama's warm welcome to Botswana by children who clapped, danced, and sang "Obama Ye-Le-Le".