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Michelle Obama coming to Vancouver

Last Updated Jan 3, 2018 at 3:51 pm PDT

(Photo courtesy Michelle Obama, via Twitter)

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Former US First Lady Michelle Obama will be in Vancouver next month, for an event hosted by the city’s board of trade.

“We are exceptionally excited to host a conversation with Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States and one of the most inspirational public figures of our time,” Iain Black, President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade says.

“Our organization is honoured to provide a platform for distinguished dignitaries and thought leaders such as Michelle Obama to share their insights directly with British Columbians.”

Michelle Obama is a lawyer and in 2015 launched the international program Let Girls Learn.

The event is being held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on February 15th. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on January 18th.