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On a sunny day, Sejong Youn, a man with a light medium skin tone, stands outside. He has short black hair and is wearing glasses and a denim button down. He has a closed lip smile and his arms are crossed.
  • Sustainability
  • Leaders

Obama Leader advocates for stronger climate policies

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Emma Minimbi, a woman with a medium deep skin tone, stands behind a podium at the United Nations Development Programme Stakeholders Consultation on Sorcery Accusations Related Violence at Loloata Island. She has a braided bun and is wearing a face mask under her chin. In the background is signage that reads, “Initiated by the European Union and the United Nations and United Nations Development Programme.”
  • Equality
  • Leaders

See how Emma uses the law and the power of community to help eradicate gender-based violence.

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This picture shows a man and a woman with medium skin tones crouching
behind a tree outside, with a pink bicycle behind them.
  • Girls Opportunity Alliance
  • Education

Read Hay’s story from Vietnam.

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A young woman with a medium-deep skin tone and long black and brown hair,
 is shown in a school classroom holding multiple books.
  • Girls Opportunity Alliance
  • Education

Read Kiran’s story from India.

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A woman with medium-deep skin, long hair, eye shadow, and red lipstick lightly smiles. She has a camo military shirt on, a belt and jeans on. The setting is a classroom in ok condition.
  • Girls Opportunity Alliance
  • Education

Laxmi’s story

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In this picture, a man and a woman with a deep skin tone are shown in white lab 
shirts. The woman faces the camera while the man doesn't.
  • Girls Opportunity Alliance
  • Education

Watch Diana’s story from Malawi.

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A collage photo of Barack Obama and Asian American people wearing suits and a poster that says Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders for Obama in red,white , and blue
  • The Obama Administration
  • About

Throughout May, the Obama Foundation is celebrating Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month.

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