Madonna’s Education Background

MadonnaMadonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) was born August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan. Her parents are Silvio Anthony Ciccone and Madonna Louise (nee Fortin). Silvio was a first generation Italian American who originated from Pacentro, Italy. Madonna’s father worked as a design engineer for Chrysler and General Motors. Madonna’s mother was a homemaker who died in 1963 at age 30 of breast cancer. Madonna is the third of her parent’s 6 children. She has two half siblings from her father’s second marriage.

Madonna attended St. Fredrick’s and St. Andrew’s Elementary Schools, and then West Middle School in Michigan. She was noticed for her good performance and also for her unconventional behavior at these young ages. Madonna attended Rochester Adams High School in Rochester Hills, Michigan. There she received straight A’s and was a member of the cheer leading squad. Cheer leading earned her a dance scholarship to the University of Michigan.

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Forbes Releases World’s Most Powerful Women List

michelle obamaWomen have come a long way since 1920 when they were first given the right to vote in American elections. Now, 90 years later, women across the country are heavily influencing the world’s politics, economy and social development.

In an effort to keep you motivated to study hard and pursue your dreams, here is a list of Forbes World’s Most Powerful Women.

Some of them might surprise you and also take note how many Americans are on the list!

1.    Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States
2.    Irene Rosenfeld, Chief Executive of Kraft Foods
3.    Oprah Winfrey, Talk show host and media mogul
4.    Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
5.    Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States
6.    Indra Nooyi, Chief Executive of PepsiCo Read the rest of this entry »


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