13 Memorable Commencement Speeches by MacArthur Fellows

Bryan Stevenson, Johns Hopkins University 2018 Commencement:

Lin-Manuel Miranda, University of Pennsylvania 2016 Commencement:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Wellesley College 2015 Commencement:

Ai-jen Poo, Smith College 2019 Commencement:

William Barber, Guilford College 2016 Commencement:

Lateefah Simon, Mills College 2017 Commencement:

Teresita Fernández, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts 2013 Commencement

Jim Yong Kim, Northeastern University 2013 Commencement:

David Foster Wallace, Kenyon College 2005 Commencement:

Claire Chase, Cleveland Institute of Music 2016 Commencement:

Liz Lerman, Bennington College 2018 Commencement:

Atul Gawande, California Institute of Technology 2016 Commencement:

Majora Carter, Knox College 2011 Commencement:



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