Get Excited: Michelle Obama Is Speaking In Philly on Tuesday

The talk – one of her first since leaving the White House – comes on the day of her 25th wedding anniversary.

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Michelle Obama speaking at the DNC. Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/AP.

In July, we told you that Michelle Obama would return to Philly one day this fall.

That day has finally come: the former First Lady is slated to speak at the much-anticipated Pennsylvania Conference for Women today. 

The sold-out, one-day event will feature more than 100 speakers in 27 breakout sessions at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Roughly 12,000 people are expected to attend.

Obama will make an appearance as the lunchtime keynote speaker. She’ll be in conversation with Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of ABC’s Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy. It’ll be one of her first public talks since the Obama family left the White House – and it happens to fall on the day of her 25th anniversary.

If you don’t have a ticket to the VIP-packed event, don’t fret: you can watch the event live via 6ABC.

Other speakers include Morgan Stanley vice chairman Carla Harris, COURAGEworks founder and CEO Brené Brown, Beneficial Bank executive vice president Joanne Ryder, 15-year Action News veteran Nydia Hanas well as Mayor Jim Kenney and Governor Tom Wolf.

For the program schedule and full list of speakers, visit the website for the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.

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