“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams”- Oprah Winfrey
Michelle Obama and Oprah are changing the scene for colored women. These two women have paved the way for Black Women in America. The possibilities are endless for women who are trying to achieve success, wealth, and power. Michelle Obama is America’s former first lady and held office for two terms. Oprah Winfrey is a former talk show host and presently a media mogul.
Michelle is worth 11.8 million dollars. She is not only the Former First Lady of the United States but she is also a mother of 2 daughters. She is a lawyer who attended Harvard Law School and Princeton University for undergrad. As a Black woman, she lives the American dream she got the husband, 2 kids, a dog, and the white house( 40 acres and a mule). Michelle says “you can’t have it all” but her Biography says differently.
5 Ways to achieve success According to Michelle:
On December 14, 2016, Oprah gets to interview, Michelle Obama. In this interview Michelle gives advice to Women on the rise. According to the Former First Lady Michelle Obama, “get to know yourself, take control of your time, Don’t settle, like yourself, and the best revenge is success”
Oprah has a net worth of 2.9 billion dollars and became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. Demille Award in 2018. Although she is not married she does have her 40 acres and a mule. Oprah is also a philanthropist who now owns a network called, OWN.
These two women have exceeded society’s expectations on a Black woman. Looking over their achievement Oprah and Michelle have proven that anything is possible. The color of one skin or gender may play a factor but does not have to hinder one's productivity to greatness. In corporate America, both women have excelled in their field. Leaving a legacy where others can follow in their footsteps. Michelle and Oprah have broken a lot of stereotypes.
For Example, Michelle Obama says “I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.” Discrediting the notion and stereotype black people run on CP time.