“As citizens of this great nation, it is kindness, love, and compassion for each other that will bring us together – and keep us together.”
First Ladies of the US  Melania Trump Full Image

Melania Trump

Melania Knauss Trump
Years of service: 2017-2021
Born: 1970

First Ladies of the US  Melania Trump Full Image

Melania Knauss grew up as a model for her clothing designer mother in Slovenia. She is the second First Lady born outside of the United States, the first being Louisa Adams. As First Lady, Melania served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the American Red Cross and as Chairwoman for the American Heart Association. Melania launched her awareness campaign, “Be Best,” to support programs on children’s welfare that focused on three specific issues: well-being, online safety, and combating opioid abuse. She used her @FLOTUS Twitter account to promote information on health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, encouraging parents to remain attentive to the needs of their children.


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Leaders in Literacy

4/30/2024 through 4/30/2025

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First Ladies as Teachers, Educators, and Librarians.

The right to an education is a foundational principle of America’s history, and many First Ladies have taken up this cause. We celebrate National First Ladies Day by kicking off this featured exhibit, presented by Huntington Bank.