President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama to Speak at SxSW

South by Southwest, the massive annual set of artistic festivals in Austin, Texas, has announced that President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be participating as keynote speakers. The President will speak on Friday, March 11 about civic engagement and the First Lady will be speaking on Wednesday, March 16 about the Let Girls Learn initiative.

This is the first time in the 30-year history of SxSW that a current president and first lady have participated.