I was so inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s remarks about the importance of girls’ education yesterday in London. “There are 62 million young women like all of the girls here and around the country who aren't getting an education, and their potential is just being lost. And we can't afford that. We can't afford that.”   — First Lady Michelle Obama Earlier this year, the Peace Corps was proud to join the First Lady in a powerful new collaboration called Let Girls Learn , dedicated to expanding access to education for adolescent girls around the world. We know that an investment in girls’ education is the single greatest investment we can make – because when a girl is given the opportunity to learn, everyone in her life benefits. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at Mulberry School for Girls in London, England. The First Lady visits the school to discuss cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom to improve educational opportunities for girls around the world through the Let Girls Learn initiative June 16, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) read more

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Michelle Obama, the Perfect Partner for Peace Corps and Let Girls Learn

I was so inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s remarks about the importance of girls’ education yesterday in London. “There are 62 million young women like all of the girls here and around the country who aren't getting an education, and their potential is just being lost. And we can't afford that. We can't afford that.”   — First Lady Michelle Obama Earlier this year, the Peace Corps was proud to join the First Lady in a powerful new collaboration called Let Girls Learn , dedicated to expanding access to education for adolescent girls around the world. We know that an investment in girls’ education is the single greatest investment we can make – because when a girl is given the opportunity to learn, everyone in her life benefits. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at Mulberry School for Girls in London, England. The First Lady visits the school to discuss cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom to improve educational opportunities for girls around the world through the Let Girls Learn initiative June 16, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) read more

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Michelle Obama, the Perfect Partner for Peace Corps and Let Girls Learn