The First Lady's 2013 Africa Trip
- The President's Trip
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First Lady Michelle Obama's Trip
The First Lady, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, joined President Obama’s official visit to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania on June 26–July 2. During the trip, the First Lady met with young people and highlighted the power of education.
Check out photos from the road, travel journals from the First Lady and more.
Connecting Continents: A Conversation with the First Lady
June 29th at 9:30 A.M. ET | #FLOTUSINAFRICA
Michelle Obama's Trip Schedule
How We Followed Along & Engaged with the First Lady
The First Lady's Travel Journal from Africa
Kicking Off Our Trip to Africa
June 26, 2013 - Washington, D.C.
An Example to Follow
June 27, 2013 - Dakar, Senegal
Visiting Goree Island
June 27, 2013 - Goree Island, Senegal
My Return to South Africa
June 28, 2013 - Johannesburg, South Africa
June 29, 2013 - Johannesburg, South Africa
Robben Island, an Experience We Will Never Forget
June 30, 2013 - Robben Island, South Africa
A Warm Welcome to Tanzania
July 1, 2013 - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Empowering Girls Through Education
July 2, 2013 - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Many used @FLOTUS to ask questions and Mrs. Obama answered some during the trip with the hashtag #FLOTUSinAfrica.
The First Lady's town hall for young people was LIVE from Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday, June 29th.