Steve Jobs Wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, at State of the Union



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Laurene Powell Jobs and late husband Steve Jobs (via fandaily.info) Laurene Powell Jobs, Steve Jobs' widow, will be at the State of the Union address tonight in Washington D.C., as a guest of Michelle Obama, according to a press release just issued by the White House.

Mrs. Jobs is a founder and chairwoman of a non-profit called the Emerson Collective, and was recognized for her charity work in the written statement.

"Ms. Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and chair of Emerson Collective, an organization focused on harnessing the potential of individuals from underserved communities to help them build a better life," read the press release.

"Ms. Powell Jobs also serves as president of the board of College Track, an after-school program she founded in 1997 to prepare underserved high school students for success in college.  Started in East Palo Alto, College Track has expanded to serve students in Oakland, San Francisco, New Orleans and Aurora, Colorado.  The program’s intensive academic and extracurricular program is designed to ensure admittance to and graduation from college.  All of the program's graduates have completed their secondary education and gone on to college."

It is not known whether Barack Obama will mention Laurene or her late husband, Apple pioneer Steve Jobs, in his address tonight.


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