She also joked about breaking protocol when she touched Queen Elizabeth, wanting to sometimes push her husband out of a window, and her drive to protect her two daughters, now aged 20 and 17, from the public spotlight and online attacks. "That whole "so you can have it all" nope, not at the same time", she said. "It's not always enough to lean in because that s**t doesn't work".
Mrs Obama is now in the United Kingdom promoting her book where an appearance in London's South Bank Centre tonight has been sold out for weeks. "I forgot where I was for a moment". Obama responded to the outburst from the audience. Sandberg's book sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and occupied a spot on the New York Times bestseller list for more than a year.
A World Bank report this year said more than 130 million girls remain out of school despite the fact that women who have completed secondary education are more likely to work and earn on average almost twice as much as those with no schooling.
"It's not always enough to lean in because that s-- doesn't work all the time", she reportedly said.
For the magazine's January issue, the 54-year-old former first lady answered questions from Good Housekeeping readers, revealing how she is "thankfully" getting more - and "more regular" - sleep now than when she was FLOTUS. I have been at probably every powerful table that you can think of, I have worked at non-profits, I have been at foundations, I have worked in corporations, served on corporate boards, I have been at G-summits, I have sat in at the United Nations, they are not that smart.
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"We are angry, we are too loud, we are too everything and I experienced that, just campaigning, just speaking truth to power, how dare I have a voice and use it? And we can just sort of get this out of the way", she said during a stop Monday in London to promote her best-selling memoir, "Becoming," The Hill reported.
Before her comments seemingly blasting Sandberg, Obama talked about the struggles of marriage and admonished young people for rushing into the commitment.
"Leaning in" is shorthand for encouraging women to be more ambitious in their professional lives, but it's been heavily criticized for ignoring the institutional sexism that so often keeps women from breaking professional glass ceilings.
It was not just children but "teachers who underestimated me every step of the way".
She added: "That is one thing we can do better as women, we can take better care of each other".