11 Life Lessons We Learned From Michelle Obama's 'Becoming'

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Michelle Obama went from the South Side of Chicago to one of the most influential women in history. Now she’s sharing how she did it.
Keyaira Boone Dec, 06, 2018

Michelle Obama went from a straight A student on the South Side of Chicago, to a corporate lawyer, to one of the most influential women in history — and now she’s sharing how she did it.

Thousands of women have flocked to her sold out book signings eager to be in her presence. Millions more have clung to the spines of Becoming hoping to soak up some of what has set her apart.

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Haven’t gotten your hands on a copy yet? Don’t worry! We’re sharing 11 of our favorite life lessons from Becoming that are sure to make your 2019 sparkle.