‘I Still Have Imposter Syndrome’ : Michelle Obama - TNBC USA

Mrs Obama was talking during her come back to Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, an all-girls school in the north London she visited before 2009. The former US First Lady also presented a sold-out event at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

There she recollected how the Queen disbanded royal protocol as “rubbish” while the Obamas travelled to Windsor Castle.

She said she was scared about how to react but the Queen said, “Just get in”. On Monday evening, Mrs Obama talked to author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Southbank Center to raise her new autobiography “Becoming”.

More than 40,000 people had tried to get online tickets while the event went on sale. In the last month, her account became the best-selling book published Mrs Obama also talk to an audience of 300 students Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in Islington as the part of her book visit.

She first travelled the school nine years ago during the G20 summit while she had only been the first lady for a few months. Enquiring how she realized to be seen as a “symbol of hope”. Mrs Obama told students: “I still have a little [bit of] impostor syndrome, it never goes away, that you’re actually listening to me. It doesn’t go away, that feeling that you shouldn’t take me that seriously. What do I know? I share that with you because we all have doubts about our abilities, about our power and what that power is. If I’m giving people hope then that is a responsibility, so I have to make sure that I am accountable.”We don’t have any choice but to make sure we elders are giving our young people a reason to hope.”

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