Michelle Obama to Speak in Indy

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Indianapolis next month for a speaking engagement. Women's Fund of Central Indiana is hosting the event, which will take place February 13 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Tickets for the event, "A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama," go on sale Friday. Jennifer Pope Baker, executive director of Women's Fund of Central Indiana, says the organization is working with select grant recipients to distribute 500 free tickets to women and girls who may not otherwise be able to attend.

"Michelle Obama and Women’s Fund share common interests," says Jennifer Pope Baker, executive director of Women's Fund of Central Indiana. "We are both invested in improving the lives of women and girls. It is an incredible honor to be able to host this special evening. Mrs. Obama’s work is an inspiration."

The event will be moderated by Alecia DeCoudreaux, founding board member of Women's Fund and former president of Mills College in California.

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