WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama has joined the social media app Snapchat to promote her upcoming trip to Africa and Europe to encourage girls' education.
The White House says the account launched Tuesday will make it easy for students to keep tabs on the first lady's travels. Follow her at "MichelleObama."
Mrs. Obama plans to spend next week highlighting the fact that an estimated 62 million adolescent girls around the world aren't attending school.
She has stops in Liberia, Morocco and Spain. Actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto are scheduled to join her in Africa.
Mrs. Obama is quite active on social media. She has accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Medium.