Monthly Archives: September 2015

Michelle Obama: Girls, Don’t Hold Back in School

Written on September 29, 2015 at 9:04 pm, by

First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for teenage girls: Don’t shy from being the smartest kid in the class. And never mind what the boys think. “Compete with the boys. Beat the boys,” she told about 1,000 schoolgirls and young women Tuesday at an event aimed at publicizing her “Let Girls Learn” campaign to Read More

Michelle Obama Tells Schoolgirls to ‘Beat the Boys’

Written on September 29, 2015 at 8:05 pm, by

The first lady appeared in front of a thousand screaming school girls in Harlem for a star-studded panel on girls’ education worldwide—and straight talk about dating. On Tuesday morning, more than 1,000 girls (and a multitude of Secret Service members, NYPD officers, and police dogs) gathered at Harlem’s Apollo Theater to see Michelle Obama IRL. Read More

Michelle Obama and Charlize Theron Agree: Smart Girls Don’t Need Stupid Boys

Written on September 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm, by

These two power players are speaking up for young women! Michelle Obama and Charlize Theron were amongst a group of heavy-hitting women at Glamour’s “The Power of an Educated Girl” event in New York on Tuesday. Both Obama and Theron had similar views regarding what advice they would give for girls who may be afraid Read More

‘The coolest high five ever!’ Charlize Theron tweets delight at sharing stage with First Lady Michelle Obama to promote girls education

Written on September 29, 2015 at 6:19 pm, by

She may be a beautiful and talented Hollywood star but this week in New York Charlize Theron has been focused on using her celebrity to help and empower others. The actress, 40, joined First Lady Michelle Obama on stage at the city’s Apollo Theatre on Tuesday to that sought to raise awareness and promote education Read More

Michelle Obama, Charlize Theron, Julia Gillard Speak on Glamour’s Girls Education Panel

Written on September 28, 2015 at 6:42 pm, by

More than 1,000 girls will gather at the historic Apollo Theater in New York City tomorrow to attendGlamour‘s “The Power of an Educated Girl” panel—presented by Maybelline New York and The Harnisch Foundation—which will feature special guests including First Lady Michelle Obama, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Plan International girl advocate Nurfahada, actress and Read More

Glamour’s Cindi Leive Previews Event With Michelle Obama, Charlize Theron

Written on September 25, 2015 at 10:47 pm, by

CAUSE CELEBRE: Glamour editor in chief Cindi Leive has had a full plate over the last few months. In addition to her daily diet of numerous fashion week appearances in New York and abroad, prepping for her magazine’s marquee event “Glamour Women of the Year” in November — and editing the magazine — Leive has been Read More

First Lady Michelle Obama and the Let Girls Learn Initiative

Written on September 24, 2015 at 11:14 pm, by

As part of the Let Girls Learn initiative, the First Lady will participate in a Global Conversation on the Power of Educating Adolescent Girls, hosted by Glamour magazine. The discussion will be moderated by Glamour’s editor-in-chief Cindi Leive. Joining the First Lady in the discussion will be former prime minister of Australia and current chair of Read More

Two Overland Events make Biz Bash Top 100 Events in the U.S 2015

Written on September 1, 2015 at 8:41 pm, by

U.S. Open Tennis Championship and Vegas Uncork’d, two long-standing Overland Entertainment-produced events have made the Biz Bash Top 100 Events in the U.S 2015 list. For full article, please click here.