New York, N.Y, First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives.
First lady Michelle Obama speaks at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 2016,
as she campaigns for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Photo provided by VOA News
Obama will be joined from the Newseum in Washington, D.C., by ” Black-ish” actress Yara Shahidi and Glamour editor-in-chief Cindi Leive.
Participating in the event will be girls in Washington, Jordan, Peru, Tanzania and the U.K. The event, with help from cosmetics giant Maybelline New York, kicks off a month-long campaign by The Girl Project to raise money for education programs.