Press Releases Updates

Michelle Obama Visits Vietnam as Part of the Girls Opportunity Alliance to Discuss Girls Education with Students

December 9, 2019 10:34 AM

Mrs. Obama Was Joined by Academy Award-Winning Actress Julia Roberts, YouTube’s Liza Koshy, TODAY show’s Jenna Bush Hager, and Actresses Lana Condor and… More

Julia Roberts to Join Michelle Obama in Conversation at Leaders: Asia-Pacific Convening

December 2, 2019 1:30 PM

CHICAGO, IL — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that actress Julia Roberts will join Michelle Obama in a plenary conversation at the Obama Foundation’s inaugural… More

Obama Foundation Announces Inaugural Cohort of 200 Emerging Leaders in Asia Pacific

November 20, 2019 10:59 PM

President Obama and Mrs. Obama to Join Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program Gathering in Kuala Lumpur; Plenary Speakers Include Tim Brown, Pat Dwyer, Tan Sri Dr. Tony… More

New Renderings for Obama Presidential Center Feature Updates to Museum Building and New Children’s Playground

October 28, 2019 9:00 AM

Chicago, IL – In conjunction with the 2019 Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, the Obama Foundation is releasing new renderings and a model of the… More

Obama Foundation Announces Speakers for Upcoming Summit

October 23, 2019 12:02 PM

Summit will bring together leaders from the Foundation’s programming around the world Speakers will include President and Mrs. Obama, filmmaker Ava DuVernay,… More

President and Mrs. Obama to Speak at Foundation Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific

October 14, 2019 11:59 PM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that President and Mrs. Obama will speak at the Foundation’s inaugural Leaders: Asia-Pacific gathering in Malaysia in December. More

Obama Foundation Announces 2019 Summit in Chicago

September 26, 2019 11:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL – The Obama Foundation announced today that it will host its third Summit October 28-29 in Chicago. President and Mrs. Obama will attend… More

Obama Foundation Announces Wally Adeyemo as President

August 1, 2019 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — Today, the Obama Foundation announced that former Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council Adewale… More

Obama Foundation Opens Convening of Rising African Leaders in Johannesburg

July 11, 2019 3:30 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — The Obama Foundation has launched its second Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program, bringing together nearly 200 emerging civic leaders from 45… More

Obama Foundation Releases Business Diversity Statement

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

The Obama Foundation is committed to maintaining an organizational environment in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are valued and respected in all aspects of our… More

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