U.S. Ambassador (and Stanford alumna) Susan E. Rice gave an amazing commencement address at my graduation. The speech was given on June 13th, 2010 at Stanford University’s 119th Commencement for the graduating class of 2010. Her idealistic message and encouragement for Stanford graduates to be agents of change really resonated with me. Hence why I am posting it on my blog.
The text of her speech is posted on the U.S. State Department’s website. Click here to view it. Despite her eloquent speech, I have some misgivings about her political record on key issues. I outline my views below. Read the rest of this entry »