First Lady Michelle Obama has some advice for young girls.
“There is no boy at this age that is cute enough or interesting enough to stop you from getting your education. Look, if I had worried about who liked me and who thought I was cute when I was your age, I won’t be married to the president of the United States,” she said.READ MORE: City Council Honors Retiring Pittsburgh Police Commander Karen Dixon
The first lady is promoting the 62 million girls campaign, which is focused on helping girls around the world get an education.READ MORE: COVID-19 In West Virginia: Gov. Justice To Lift Indoor Gathering Limits At Bars, Most Businesses
It’s part of the “Let Girls Learn” initiative with Peace Corps volunteers who will serve as catalysts for community-led change.
For the 1,000 girls who gathered at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, the event was life-changing.MORE NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf Says 'There Is A Light At The End Of The Tunnel' 1 Year After Pennsylvania's First COVID-19 Cases
To learn more about the campaign and how you can take part, visit their website here: https://letgirlslearn.peacecorps.gov/