Michelle Obama to be inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame
Former first lady Michelle Obama will be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame (NWHF), the organization announced on Monday, International Women's Day. NWHF praised Obama for creating the several programs as first lady, including the Let's Move! Octavia ButlerJudy ChicagoKatherine JohnsonJoy HarjoRebecca HalsteadEmily HowlandIndra Nooyi @IndraNooyiMichelle ObamaMia HammFor more informationhttps://t.co/2eOe8o82bv#GreatWomen2021 #InternationalWomensDay #IWD2021 pic.twitter.com/gggqkMVfjs — National Women's Hall of Fame (@WomenoftheHall) March 8, 2021"During her eight years as First Lady, Michelle Obama she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, transforming the White House into the 'People's House,'" NWHF said. "Since leaving the White House, she has continued to have a profound public impact." She has also launched The Michelle Obama Podcast, and with her husband, former President Barack Obama, created Higher Ground Productions.cbsnews.com
Michelle Obama, Mia Hamm among 9 chosen for Women's HOF
FILE - In this May 11, 2019, file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during an appearance in Atlanta. Obama and soccer star Mia Hamm are among those chosen for the 2021 National Women's Hall of Fame class announced Monday, March 8, 2021. The Women's Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 2, 2021. (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Invision/AP, File)SENECA FALLS, N.Y. – Former first lady Michelle Obama and soccer star Mia Hamm have been chosen for the National Women's Hall of Fame as part of a Class of 2021 announced Monday that also includes former PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi and retired Brig. The National Women's Hall of Fame inducts a new class every other year in Seneca Falls, the site of the first women's rights convention.