Michelle Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.
Michelle was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School.
After completing Michelle's formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband.
Subsequently, Michelle worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center.
Throughout 2007 and 2008, Michelle Obama helped campaign for her husband's presidential bid and delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Michelle Obama is the mother of two daughters, Sasha and Malia, and is the
sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University.
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