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Michelle Obama To Be Joined By Missy Elliott & Queen Latifah At SXSW Keynote

Shante' Merida

 // Mar 15, 2016

Pete Souza // The White House

First Lady Michelle Obama will enlighten listeners and activists tomorrow (March 16) with her keynote address at SXSW. Joined by a star-studded keynote panel including rapper Missy Elliott, songwriter phenom Diane Warren, and actress Sophia Bush, as well as moderator and multi-talented Queen Latifah.

The women will engage in conversational perceptions of their life experiences and appoint "a dialogue on finding one’s passion, music, and the importance of girls’ education everywhere," the event description details. The First Lady will also be highlighting the Obama Administration initiative Let Girls Learn, which is an organization to aid in the assistance of girls completing their education across the globe. The event’s opening act, will be presented by Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment signees and viral YouTube singing sister duo Hailey and Chloe Bailey.

The address follows President Obama’s previous hosted keynote at SXSW last weekend, where he tackled climate change, health care, and was accompanied by J. Cole.

Mrs. Obama's keynote presentation , will take place at 11 a.m. on March 16 at the Austin Convention Center's Ballroom D. Catch the livestream at 10:30 a.m. CDT at sxsw.com/live and at AOL’s MAKERS site: www.makers.com.

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