First lady to promote education in Liberia, Morocco, Spain

June 15, 2016 07:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama plans to promote her year-old global girls' education initiative during a late June trip to Liberia, Morocco and Spain.

The White House says the three-country trip is booked for June 27 through July 1. The first lady will travel with daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson.

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Actresses Frieda Pinto and Meryl Streep are providing the celebrity quotient on the Africa stops.

Mrs. Obama is scheduled to meet with girls and young women in Liberia at a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata and at a school in Unification Town.

In Morocco, she plans to participate in a conversation in Marrakech with adolescent girls moderated by CNN.

In Spain, Mrs. Obama plans a speech in Madrid about her education initiative. She'll also meet with Queen Letizia.



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