Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: 'Make room' for women

Above Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference begins on Monday

"There's something about how this subject is being taught".

Obama urged the audience to make room for women and people of color in technology.

Following the tech talk, the final segment of the discussion focused primarily on Obama's time in the White House, complete with a series of photographs capturing some of her most significant moments, including a visit to the Great Wall of China with Sasha and Malia, a trip to Cambodia as part of Let Girls Learn, and a Let's Move event hosted in the White House garden.

Cook tweeted this photo with the former first lady, thanking her for sharing her views on diversity, innovation, and encouraging developers to make the world a better place.

While the conference address was mostly attended by Apple developers, who had been there for the three-day conference, the front rows were filled with high school students, the majority of whom were girls.

At the San Jose Convention Center, Obama took the stage alongside Apple's Lisa Jackson, who heads up the company's environment, policy, and social initiatives.

But have no fear, it's 2017 and we found a trusty Periscope stream to get an inside peek at Obama's chat. "And she was getting us to think, see what impact we have on the world".

"I hope that as you develop your app, yourselves and your business, you develop with an air of empathy and compassion, always thinking about, 'What more can I be doing for somebody else?'" she said. "Are you ready for that?" Some had the chance to meet with Obama before the talk.

Because the audience was largely comprised of entrepreneurs, Obama reminded the crowd of the importance of female consumers. Obama also said it's nice to not have to dress up to go outside, and to wake up with nobody in the house. "I want young people in America to know not to forget that history". "Are you ready to share your spot at the table?' Then make room", Obama said.

"We are at a time in this country where we need problem solvers out there. who believe in the power of immigrants, believe that global warming is real", she said.

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