The Quebec City Chamber of Commerce is excited to host Former First Lady Michelle Obama in Quebec City on Monday September 23rd, 2019 at 7:00pm at Videotron Centre. The event will be moderated by Christiane Germain, co-founder and co-president Germain Hotels.
" We are very proud that former First Lady Michelle Obama has chosen Quebec and the CCIQ as part of her international conferences tour. It denotes the importance of our city and especially the dynamism and influence of Quebec City at international level. She is an inspiring leader with strong values, true convictions and strong actions in the community." – Julie Bedard, President & CEO, The Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle Robinson Obama served as First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, transforming the position and becoming a role model, champion and inspiration for women, families, and young people across America and around the world.
As a transformative First Lady, Mrs. Obama launched and led four key initiatives: Let’s Move!, to address the challenge of childhood obesity; Joining Forces, to support veterans, service members and their families; Reach Higher, to inspire young people to seek higher education; and Let Girls Learn, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school.
In 2018, Michelle Obama published her memoir, Becoming, which sold more copies than any other book published in the United States in 2018, achieving that status in just 15 days and instantly rising to the #1 slot on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
Mrs. Obama was born on January 17, 1964. She married Barack Obama in 1992. They currently live in Washington, DC and have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.