- Michelle Obama launched global girls' education initiative Let Girls Learn
- She traveled to Morocco and Liberia with Meryl Streep, Freida Pinto and CNN's Isha Sesay
- Her trip was documented in the CNN Film "We Will Rise"
Michelle Obama is the first lady of the United States. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers. Watch CNN Films' "We Will Rise: Michelle Obama's Mission to Educate Girls Around the World" on CNNgo.
(CNN)For me, education has never been simply a policy issue -- it's personal.