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Michelle Obama  

May 2012 Commencement Speaker
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Biography Channel. (Oct. 30, 2009). Michelle Obama - Mini Bio. YouTube. Retrieved Apr. 24, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-AxjblpB7E

 

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SOURCE: Who's Who in the World, 26th, 27th, 28th Editions; Who's Who in the Midwest, 35th Edition; Who's Who of American Women, 27th Edition; Who's Who in the East, 37th, 38th Editions; Who's Who in American Politics, 22nd, 23rd Editions; Who's Who in America, 63rd, 64th, 65th Editions

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Relatives: Daughter of Fraser C. and Marian Lois (Shields) Robinson; Married Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., Oct. 18, 1992; children: Malia Ann, Natasha.
GENDER: Female
January 17, 1964

Chgo.

Office: The White House , 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500, United States

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OCCUPATION:  

First Lady of the United States, former hospital administrator

Bd. dirs. TreeHouse Foods, Inc., 2005-07, Chgo. Coun. on Global Affairs; hon. chairwoman Pres. Barack Obama's Com. on Arts and Humanities, 2009-
First Lady of the US, 2009 - .
v.p. cmty. and external affairs, mgr. bus. diversity program, U. Chgo. Med. Ctr., 2005 - 2008.
exec. dir. cmty. and external affairs, U. Chgo. Med. Ctr., 2002 - 2005.
assoc. dean students, dir. cmty. svc., U. Chgo., 1997 - 2005.
founding exec. dir., Pub. Allies - Chgo., 1993 - 1996.
asst. to mayor, asst. commr. planning and devel., City of Chgo., 1991 - 1993.
assoc. mktg. and intellectual property, Sidley and Austin LLP, Chgo., 1988 - 1991.

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BA, Princeton U., 1985
JD, Harvard U., 1988

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CREATIVE WORKS:
Appeared in (documentaries) By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, 2009; author: American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools and Communities, 2012

CIVIC-MILITARY:
Hon. bd. chair Girls Inc., 2010-; bd. mem. Otho S.A. Sprague Meml. Inst., Facing History and Ourselves, Muntu Dance Co.

AWARDS: Recipient Women of Yr. award, Glamour Mag., 2009; named a Woman to Watch, Crain's Chgo. Bus., 2008, 2009; named one of The World's 25 Most Inspiring Women, Essence mag., 2006, The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME mag., 2009, 2011, 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes mag., 2009, The 100 Most Powerful Women in DC, Washingtonian mag., 2009

Mem.: Alpha Kappa Alpha (hon.)

AFFILIATIONS: Democrat Protestant

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