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Meet Katrice Mubiru, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

Katrice Mubiru is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union address.

Katrice Mubiru is joining the First Lady as a guest at the 2015 State of the Union address on January 20. Watch it live at 9 p.m. ET at


When Katrice Mubiru -- a career-technical education teacher in L.A. -- wrote President Obama to share stories of her students, she likely never thought she'd get to meet him.
But after writing in with stories of her students who pursued their education to get jobs in the burgeoning health care field despite difficult financial situations, Katrice was invited to introduce the President at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
As President Obama said during his visit last July, Katrice is "helping to train people to get the kinds of jobs that we want and opportunity for people that don't have it."
Katrice has witnessed first-hand how a technical education gives students skills that can change their lives -- and her stories have helped put a human face on the policies President Obama is fighting for every day.

The State of the Union 2015: Everything You Need to Know