By Jennifer Davis
Updated Sep 29, 2015 @ 1:30 pm
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Credit: mindykaling/instagram

At the Global Citizen Festival this past weekend, First Lady Michelle Obama announced her #62MillionGirls campaign, an inspiring social media movement that asks participants to share a photo of themselves along with one thing they learned in school in order to spread the importance of educating girls around the world.

"Right now, more than 62 million girls worldwide are out of school,” she told the crowd at the outdoor concert in Central Park. “These are our girls. They deserve the same chances to get an education as my daughters and your daughters. I see myself in these girls. I see my daughters in these girls. For me this is truly a moral issue."

Celebrities such as Mindy Kaling (above) have already started to support the FLOTUS by tweeting and Instagramming photos of themselves and urging their followers to do the same. Below, see more famous faces who are raising awareness about this important issue, and be sure to share your own story using the hashtag #62MillionGirls.

1. Michelle Obama

A photo posted by First Lady Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on Sep 26, 2015 at 3:47pm PDT

2. Kerry Washington

A photo posted by Kerry Washington (@kerrywashington) on Sep 27, 2015 at 1:31pm PDT

3. Charlize Theron

A photo posted by Charlize Theron (@charlizeafrica) on Sep 28, 2015 at 12:12pm PDT

4. Mindy Kaling

A photo posted by Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) on Sep 27, 2015 at 2:13pm PDT

5. Stephen Colbert

In school I learned to pretend I read Moby Dick. #62milliongirls don't have that chance. http://t.co/gsZTylh3ry pic.twitter.com/IcCOS1CDWY

6. Misty Copeland

7. President Obama

I'm grateful for the teachers who helped spark my sense of curiosity. The #62MillionGirls who aren't in school should have that same chance.

8. Chris Martin

A photo posted by Coldplay (@coldplay) on Sep 28, 2015 at 6:46am PDT

9. Usher

A photo posted by Usher (@howuseeit) on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:41pm PDT

10. Dianna Agron