jul 7, 2007 - Gates “graduates”
awards him with
an honorary degree.
Gates “graduates” from Harvard; the university awards him with an honorary degree. Gates gives the commencement speech, encouraging the graduates to strive for social change. “Humanity’s greatest advances are not in its discoveries,” Gates says to the class, “but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.”
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Bill Gates Biography
Entrepreneur and businessman Bill Gates and his partner Paul Allen founded and built the world's largest software business, Microsoft, through technological innovation, keen business strategy and aggr...