An 8-year-old award winning writer has been invited to attend The White House Summit on the United State of Women.
According to News 4 Jax, Natalie McGriff of “The Adventures of Moxie McGriff” was chosen to attend the June event to help empower and promote literacy amongst girls of color.
McGriff’s book, which she co-wrote with her mother Angie Nixon, focuses on a young girl with superpowers who realizes that her real power and beauty in being unique and loving yourself, the news outlet wrote. The story was based on Natalie herself who struggled with her natural hair and her skin color.
Of course, Natalie and her mother are thrilled.
“We know that Oprah is going to be there,” her mother told CBS 47 News. “She really wants to see Michelle Obama.”
Natalie also just wants for other girls like her to love books. “It’s important for little girls to love themselves and love to read and write,” Natalie said.
The White House Summit on the United State of Women will be held on June 14, 2016. There will be dozens of speakers, guests and honorees aimed at working on improving the lives of women and girls in the U.S. Women such as Kerry Washington, Shonda Rimes, Meryl Streep, Laverne Cox, Jessica Williams and many others will attend the event as well.
#BlackGirlMagic: One 9-Year-Old Girl Is Changing The Life Of Homeless Women In Her Community
#BlackGirlMagic: Deshauna Barber, Army Officer & Miss D.C., Takes Home 2016 Miss USA Crown
#BlackGirlMagic: 8-Year-Old Author Invited To White House Summit On Women was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
Clubgoer Shot In Chest After Woman Fires Gun Into Houston Nightclub
Texas Legislators Vote To Eliminate Annual Vehicle Inspections
BREAKING: Fetty Wap Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail
Brazilian Teenager Dies After Masturbating 42 “Times” Without Stopping!!
Patrick Clark Indicted By Harris County Jury For Takeoff Murder
911 Operator Hangs Up On Child While Mother Dies *Audio*!!!
He's Back! Jamie Foxx Announces Return To TV With New Show
10 Celebrities Caught With Transgender Women [PHOTOS]