Michelle Obama Calls For Global Awareness

At Abroad101 we are very passionate about international education and study abroad (duh!). Nothing makes us happier than to hear figureheads discuss how important it is to be a globally conscious citizen of the world.

On Sunday, May 16, Michelle Obama spoke at George Washington University’s commencement. Over the past year, the first lady challenged this year’s GW graduates to perform 100,000 hours of community service. In return, she agreed to speak at their graduation. She spoke of the various types of community service the GW students pursued but also discussed how to spread those efforts globally: Continue reading