Michelle Obama inspires 75 young women
22 June 2011
Visiting American First Lady Michelle Obama captured the hearts of the crowd at Soweto’s Regina Mundi Church when she hailed the women of South Africa this morning.
She addressed a conference attended by over 75 young women who are playing leadership roles across the continent.
Obama called Africa a vital partner in finding solutions to global challenges like creating jobs, promoting democracy and development.
She stressed the need for courage and hope.
Michelle Obama later laid a wreath at the Hector Pieterson memorial.