Becoming by Michelle Obama

Obama Leaves, Trump Arrives - Becoming By Michelle Obama

Whit Michelle Obama's feelings when Obamas' were leaving the white house and Donald Trump was coming in, have been very well captivated in this excerpt read by Vinita Bimbhet.In a very heart rendering review of the Michelle Obama's book ' Becoming' by Vinita Bimbhet, it's a story of what it takes to be a colored skinned first lady of USA.From the humble family backgrounds of the family to the politically most powerful one, there is a complete synchronization that Obamas' follow and that is what this book is all about.Vinita mentions about the strong value system of the first family and the challenges that Michelle has quoted in the book.Watch the full video at http://bit.ly/CBLVinitaB

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About the Speaker:

Vinita Bimbhet [India Chair- ASEAN Women's Business Forum]

Vinita Bimbhet, Ex National President of FLO, the women’s wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its members are leaders in the corporate sector, representing 2,50,000 companies. It is key in influencing and shaping business policy and articulating the voice of the private sector.
She has been working towards women empowerment for the last fifteen years and was responsible for setting up FLO Mumbai Chapter in 2002. Amongst others she led their initiatives for empowering women by building sanitation facilities for schools in rural Maharashtra. This initiative was launched in 2011 and has seen the successful completion of over 250 toilets. She launched the “Roti Project” which provided vitamin fortified Indian bread to school children for whom this was probably the only meal. This was done in partnership with HUL’s Annapoorna brand of flour and most importantly it also provided alternate employment to women.

She is also Founder Director, Grameen Initiative for Women (GIW) a section 25 not for Profit Company, which is actively involved in supporting the “Education of the girl child” by providing sanitation facilities for schools and also providing girl student’s cycles, computers, scholarships and other support which encourage them to continue their education. She is Promoter and Director in The India Art Investment Company, a specialist art firm offering diverse services to art collectors who are building new modern or pedigreed collections.

About the Book:

'A rich, entertaining and candid memoir. And overall Obama's a fun person to sit alongside as she tells you the story of her life . . . it is as beautifully written as any piece of fiction' i

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world's most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms. Warm, wise, and revelatory, Becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same.

'Offers new insights into her upbringing on the south side of Chicago and the highs and lows of life with Barack Obama. . . a refreshing level of honesty about what politics really did to her. I have read Barack Obama's two books so far, and this is like inserting a missing piece of reality into the narrative of his dizzying journey' Guardian

'I found myself lifting my jaw from my chest at the end of every other chapter . . . this was not the Obama I thought I knew. She was more' Independent

'An inspirational memoir that also rings true' Daily Telegraph

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