The Longform Guide to Commencement Addresses
Compiled by Jody Avirgan.
"Leadership Belongs to Those Who Take It"
The Facebook COO on her generation’s failures and the continuing gender gap in American business and politics.
"You Get to Decide How You're Gonna Try to See It"
The author comments on the medium of the graduation cliché while still advancing it.
"There is Always a Velluvial Matrix to Know About"
The doctor and New Yorker writer on embracing the shortcomings of expertise.
"About the Real World ... I'll Be Blunt. We Broke It."
Speaking to a group that started their college lives in 2000, the host of The Daily Show embraces how difficult the real world is.
"A Better Truth"
Former Washington Post opinion page editor Greenfield on not being overwhelmed by the past in the search for a “better truth.”