Michelle Obama Shares Heartfelt Advice for Pregnant Duchess Meghan Markle

Michelle Obama Shares Heartfelt Advice for Pregnant Duchess Meghan Markle

"And it's not always enough to lean in, because that s*** doesn't work all the time, '" Obama said speaking about how to fuse equality and respect work in the workplace. "Nope, not at the same time", she said, according to The Cut. "That's a lie. And it's not always enough to lean in, because that s**t doesn't work all the time".

"It's sort of like 'you're actually listening to me?' It doesn't go away that feeling of 'I don't know if the world should take me seriously; I'm just Michelle Robinson, that little girl on the south side who went to public school'".

Hassan, who is reading law at SOAS University of London, said Mrs Obama had inspired her to take on voluntary work and serve as deputy secretary-general at the London International Model United Nation Foundation.

"Your task is to get yourself ready because people will try to hold you back ... it will crush you if you are not ready".

And she revealed that she was proud of the way her daughters had coped with being in the White House.

Mrs. Obama's memoir touches on the alleged sexism twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faced from then-candidate Trump, whom she labeled a "misogynist".

Busy: The author has been on tour promoting her NY bestseller, Becoming.

"My mother said I'm raising adults, I'm not raising babies", she recalled.

Michelle Obama weighs in on the idea of 'leaning in': 'That s--t doesn't work' - NY Daily News

"They have to do the work to reach out to kids when they're very young", she said.

During her husband Barack Obama's time in office, Michelle pioneered a number of initiatives during her eight years in the White House, with a special focus on children's nutrition and health. "And for this, I'd never forgive him", writes Mrs. Obama in the book.

"Truly, for me, if there is anyone out there who sees a different possibility for themselves as a young person - changing a life, saving a life in some circumstances - that really is what I'm most proud of".

As noted by Fox News, the memoir's sales in the US and Canada have exceeded 2 million copies in just the first 15 days from its release on November 15. "#IAmBecoming", Tweeted one of her followers.

A World Bank report this year said more than 130 million girls remain out of school despite the fact that women who have completed secondary education are more likely to work and earn on average almost twice as much as those with no schooling. "I think it's okay - it's good even - to do that ..."

"People tell you it's love, it's not love, you have got to have some of that in there but to stay married you have to have a lot of like and a lot of compromise and hard work and I shared that because for many people they look at my marriage as #relationshipgoals".

So sure, we should talk about the myriad ways in which women are discouraged from displaying ambition, but there's a lot more we need to talk about alongside it.

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