Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama at Dreamforce, months after Apple convention

- Every year, Salesforce brings in influential speakers so that the audience can learn from the “greatest trailblazers in the world.”

This year, the big headliner at the annual Dreamforce convention in San Francisco, which bills itself as the largest software conference in the world, is the former FLOTUS.

Michelle Obama will take the stage Tuesday morning to discuss one of her favorite themes, "Equality for all." But what she says  will not be widely shared. No cameras or media are allowed inside.

This month in Chicago at  her own foundation summit, she talked about how Twitter can be a weapon, telling the crowd that "words matter" and "you can't slash and burn up folks just because you think you're right."

 

Five months ago, the former first lady was also in Silicon Valley, speaking at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, one of a few public addresses she has given since leaving the White House in January. 

Obama participated in Apple's open session for a "fireside chat." That also was closed to the news media and she did not take questions from the audience.  

Last month, she also spoke at the Smart Social Summit in Austin, Texas, hosted by social media software maker, Spredfast Inc.

She hasn't only had tech speaking engagements.

In May, she spoke at the annual American Institute of Architects conference. In October, she spoke at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia. Later this month, she'll be speaking about equality for girls in Toronto.

According to Axios, Michelle Obama's fee is $200,000 per engagement, while Barack Obama charges about $400,000 per engagement.

To see the full list of Dreamforce speakers, click here.
 

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