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The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release

First Lady Michelle Obama to Discuss Let Girls Learn at American Magazine Media Conference

Mrs. Obama will be joined by actresses Lena Dunham and Julianne Moore

Tuesday, February 2nd

New York, New York * 2:00PM ET – As part of the Let Girls Learn initiative, the First Lady will join Lena Dunham, Julianne Moore and moderator, Editor-in-Chief of MORE Magazine Lesley Jane Seymour, for a panel entitled “Media with Purpose” at the American Magazine Media Conference at the Grand Hyatt.  The panel discussion will address the power of the media industry to raise awareness for critical issues such as adolescent girls’ education around the world.  

As part of this event, the magazine media industry leadership is coming together to raise awareness about the Let Girls Learn initiative, which is committed to expanding access to education for adolescent girls worldwide and helping the more than 62 million adolescent girls who are not in school today. The First Lady guest-edited the July/August 2015 issue of MORE Magazine. 

The American Magazine Media Conference is hosted by the Association of Magazine Media (MPA). MPA represents 200 domestic, associate, and international members, and the organization serves as the primary advocate and voice for the magazine media industry. For more information, visit