Obama’s Girls Opportunity Alliance

Michelle Obama is raising awareness to the millions of young girls around the world who are not in school.  The former first lady took to Instagram this week to stress the importance of girls having the opportunity to learn, citing that “our whole world benefits.”  In addition, Obama implored her followers to join the Girls Opportunity Alliance to “take action for global girls’ education.”  The program, which is run by Obama and former president Barack Obama’s Obama Foundation, has a goal of empowering young girls all over the globe through education.