Freida joins hands with Michelle Obama for ‘Let Girls Learn’
Mumbai, Jun 16, 2016, (PTI): Actress Freida Pinto will join US First Lady Michelle Obama to promote a global girls’ education initiative in Liberia, Morocco and Spain.
Pinto, the First Lady, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain from June 27-July 1 as part of the “Let Girls Learn” initiative.
The initiative is aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. In Liberia, Pinto, 31, and Obama will take part in a discussion, which will cover the educational barriers girls face in the country. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will meet with the First Lady and Pinto.
In Morocco, Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep will join them to discuss the challenges women in the African country deal with on a regular basis, said a spokesperson for the actress.