Press Releases Updates

The Obama Foundation Invites Rising College Juniors to Apply for the Voyager Scholarship for Public Service

January 25, 2023 10:00 AM

The Obama-Chesky Scholarship supports students interested in pursuing public service careers with an academic scholarship, exposure to travel, and connections to a network… More

Applications Open for Obama Foundation’s Leaders USA Program

January 18, 2023 9:45 AM

The Leaders USA program will scale the Obama Foundation’s efforts to train emerging leaders across the United States CHICAGO – Today, the Obama… More

President Obama Reunites with Iowa Campaign Organizers on 15th Anniversary of Caucus Win

January 3, 2023 7:00 AM

Offers First Look at Iowa Artifacts That Will Be Part of Obama Presidential Center Museum Collection WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of the fifteenth… More

Obama Foundation Expands Programs to Train Emerging Leaders Across the United States

November 17, 2022 7:00 AM

President Obama to announce a new program that will scale efforts to train emerging leaders across the U.S. at the Obama Foundation’s first-ever… More

Obama Foundation Announces Agenda, Speaker Lineup for its First-Ever Democracy Forum

November 10, 2022 1:00 PM

Today the Obama Foundation announced the agenda and speaker lineup for its first-ever Democracy Forum in New York City on Thursday, November 17. President Obama… More

Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates, and Amal Clooney Announce Collaboration to Support Adolescent Girls’ Education and Help End Child Marriage

October 25, 2022 6:00 PM

The three girls’ empowerment champions made the announcement at an Obama Foundation Girls Opportunity Alliance event NEW YORK, NY – Today, former First… More

President and Mrs. Obama Return to Chicago and Surprise Students at South and West Side Events, Discuss Importance of Youth Leadership and Finding Passion

October 17, 2022 6:30 PM

President Obama spends time with Chicago youth at 167 Green Street, while the Obama Foundation’s “Futures Series” returns with Mrs. Obama to Hyde… More

Michelle Obama Announces New Obama Foundation Girls Opportunity Alliance Campaign to Inspire Everyone to Get Involved in Girls’ Education and Empowerment

October 11, 2022 7:00 AM

The new Get Her There campaign is a global call to action to support thousands of adolescent girls over the next five years… More

The Obama Foundation Opens Applications for its Global Leaders Program

October 4, 2022 10:00 AM

The Obama Foundation Leaders Program is the signature leadership program of the Obama Foundation, supporting emerging leaders in Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe CHICAGO… More

The Obamas and Brian Chesky Announce the Inaugural Cohort of Voyager Scholarship Recipients

September 13, 2022 8:30 AM

The $100 million Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service supports students pursuing careers in public service with an academic scholarship, exposure to travel, and… More