First Lady Michelle Obama on 3-Day Trip to Mexico City

RedTracker| US First Lady arrives in Mexico today on her first solo journey abroad. WaPo’s Robin Givhan shares a broad overview of Mrs. Obama’s schedule. FLOTUS will focus on young people and self-determination in her public comments.

Mexico’s First Lady Margarita Zavala and Mrs. Obama are both lawyers. Like FLOTUS Mexico’s FL decided to ‘step back for awhile and let their husbands take the front role’, freeing the women to have their life dream of public service.

On May 19, the Mexican president and first lady will be guests of honor at the second official White House state dinner, organized by the new social secretary Julianna Smoot. Read on Robin Givhan examines Michelle Obama’s first trip abroad alone.