First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver remarks to the 450 women leaders in business, politics, media, education and philanthropy at Fortune’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit.
It is a Time Inc. event to be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
In her remarks, Mrs. Obama will speak about the Let Girls Learn initiative, which seeks to help the more than 62 million girls around the world who are not in school—half of whom are of adolescent age—go to school and stay in school, as well as about how organizations can support this important issue.
Her remarks at the Kogod Courtyard will begin at 7:15 p.m. ET and will be live streamed on Fortune.com.
Among the Fortune 500 CEOs and members of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business list committed to speak are Mary Barra of GM, Ursula Burns of Xerox, Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin, Ginni Rometty of IBM, Irene Rosenfeld of Mondelez and Cathy Engelbert of Deloitte.
The Most Powerful Women summit is an invitation-only event taking place October 12–14 in Washington, DC.
Fortune’s 2015 Most Powerful Women in Business list is featured now on Fortune site as well as in the September 15 issue of Fortune.
Photo courtesy: White House
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