Eric Waldo

Eric Waldo is the executive director of Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative, which now resides at Civic Nation. Reach Higher encourages young people to pursue and complete their education past high school, whether via a two-year degree, a four-year degree, or an industry recognized credential, but some education past high school has to be the goal for every young person to be competitive in the global, knowledge-based economy. He resides in Washington, D.C., and is always proud to iron his Brown University t-shirt for College Signing Day.

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Michelle Obama Isn't in the White House But She's Still on for #CollegeSigningDay

There’s nothing quite like walking around with former First Lady Michelle Obama when she’s meeting students for the first time. I’ve seen her stroll across a campus dorm quad at Howard University...

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