Spotted on Snapchat: MichelleObama

Step 1: Open Snapchat

Step 2: Add “MichelleObama”

Step 3: Enjoy!


Today, we are peeling back the curtain and taking you behind-the-scenes with the First Lady’s new Snapchat account. You can begin following her today at MichelleObama.

It’s no secret, young people today are avid Snapchatters — more than half of 13 to 34 year-old smartphone users are Snapping their daily adventures. By following the First Lady on Snapchat, you will see stories of the 62 million girls around the world who aren’t in school and find ways you can take action. You will learn more about ways to stay active and healthy — plus see the White House Kitchen Garden from planting to harvest. You will hear stories from members of our Joining Forces community. You will meet students who are beating the odds to Reach Higher to go to college. Plus, we promise many guest appearances from Bo and Sunny, too.

Next week we are taking the First Lady’s followers abroad on the First Lady’s Let Girls Learn trip to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain to visit young girls who are working hard to for their education. Stay tuned for behind-the-scenes snaps from her trip, including posts from actresses and advocates Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto.

So don’t wait — open snapchat, add “MichelleObama,” and tell a friend!

Kelsey Donohue works in the Office of Communication for First Lady Michelle Obama.