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Michelle Obama
You asked. The First Lady and @Wale answered. #ReachHigher
In the West Bank, education allows girls like Nicole and Dalal pursue their dreams of becoming a doctor and a lawyer. We must help #LetGirlsLearn and remember that today’s girls are tomorrow’s future.
The @SpecialOlympics have been changing lives and attitudes for nearly half a century. Proud to cheer on all the inspirational athletes competing at this year's World Games. #SpecialOlympics
Best of luck to the more than 6,500 athletes competing at the 2015 @SpecialOlympics World Games in Los Angeles, California! #SpecialOlympics
Team USA is fired up and ready to go at the @SpecialOlympics World Games! 🇺🇸
The @SpecialOlympics World Games show us we are all in this together. We can bring out the best in each other to reach even greater new heights. #LA2015 #SpecialOlympics
To all the athletes at the @SpecialOlympics World Games, we hope you know that everyone won't just be cheering for you, they’ll be inspired by you. #LA2015 #SpecialOlympics
So proud of our athletes at the @SpecialOlympics! You’re bringing us together and filling us with hope. USA! USA! USA! 🇺🇸 -mo #LA2015 #SpecialOlympics
Tonight, the First Lady has the honor of opening the 2015 @SpecialOlympics World Games! Join us in cheering on Team USA! 🇺🇸 #LA2015 #SpecialOlympics
“Reading and writing has become a safe haven for me. This is why I want to pursue a creative writing degree - it has been the most fulfilling thing I’ve chosen to do in life thus far.” —Claudia Owusu, of Columbus, Ohio. Claudia’s story begins in Ghana, West Africa where her mother left her at the ag
“The reason I want to #ReachHigher is so that later on in life I will be able to reach down and encourage others to reach higher and help people see that the sky isn't the limit.” —Devon Fredrick from Chicago, Illinois. Early on Devon thought the ultimate goal was to graduate high school, that was t
“I #ReachHigher because I would like to work in ocean conservation. there are a lot of issues with global warming right now. I would like to work to solve those to better the earth.” —Rachel Scott from Spokane, Washington. Rachel joined the First Lady’s Beating The Odds summit at the @WhiteHouse tal
“I want to show the kids I mentor that even though I have a learning difference I am here at the White House today. We can all do great things.” —Jacob Young from Boulder, Colorado. Jacob works as a mentor for Eye to Eye, a program that pairs young students with high school mentors who have similar
“People deserve to be treated fairly. In the future I want to change how the media represents minorities.” - Caitlin Adams from Somerset, Kentucky. Caitlin aims to be the voice for others who deserve to be heard. Last week, Caitlin came to the @WhiteHouse for the First Lady’s Beating The Odds summit
“I’m here advocating for myself and hoping to become a beacon of hope for all African Americans out there struggling with poverty. One thing that has pushed me to #ReachHigher is that there is always someone out there going through something worse.” —Dijon McCain of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dijon’s r
“Being the first in my family is a great accomplishment and I plan to #ReachHigher and go on to medical school to get a PhD one day.” —Sarah Sanchez from Chicago, Illinois. Sarah came to the White House for the First Lady’s Beating The Odds summit where 140 college-bound students shared their strugg
"College, to me, was like taking the training wheels off life." - @Wale at the Beating The Odds Summit, where the First Lady talked about the obstacles first-generation college students often face. #ReachHigher
Repost from E! News' @iamterrencej: The Beating The Odds Summit was a huge success. Very inspirational morning for young people. #ReachHigher
These students are at the @WhiteHouse today because they are beating the the odds and going to college. We couldn't be prouder. #ReachHigher
Welcome to Instagram, @DrBiden! Follow along for a behind-the-scenes look at Dr. Biden's trip to Asia as she meets with students, women entrepreneurs, and military families. #JoiningForces
It only takes one school, one village, one girl to make a difference. Find out how you can help #LetGirlsLearn at
Congrats to all the winning kid chefs from across the country who came to the @WhiteHouse today for the #KidsStateDinner. Try cooking up their healthy recipes yourself at
Meet 8-year-old Chef Braxton from Maryland. His winning healthy recipe for the #KidsStateDinner? Try out the "Quinoa Crusted Spinach Tofu Pie" at
Meet 9-year-old Chef Colton from Montana. He cooked up a "Hungry Brother's Stew" for the #KidsStateDinner, and he asked to borrow his father's American flag pin from his time as a police officer before coming to the @WhiteHouse today.
The kid chefs are ready for their close-up! We're interviewing chefs with tasty recipes at the #KidsStateDinner.

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