By Helen Murphy
She may not be running for office, but Michelle Obama is staying involved in activism.
In a star-studded event on the Today show in support of International Day of the Girl, the former First Lady, 54, announced Global Girls Alliance, a new Obama Foundation initiative that aims to empower girls around the world through education.
“The stats show that when you educate a girl, you educate a family, a community, a country,” said the Becoming author. “If we care about climate change, if we care about poverty, then we have to care about education.