Memorable Speeches

Featured Speech

Commencement speaker Leymah Gbowe

It is time for you to have a deep understanding of your stories and motivation, that you can step out and be someone by the choices you made to transform our world.

Commencement Address by Leymah Gbowee
May 24, 2019

Messages from Founder Daisaku Ikeda

Archived Speeches

2018 Commencement Address by Ms. Susi Snyder, Nuclear Disarmament Programme Manager for the Netherlands-based peace organization PAX (May 25, 2018).

2017 Commencement Address by Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the Co-Director of the doctoral program in Positive Developmental Psychology at Claremont Graduate School.

2015 Undergraduate Commencement Address by Ms. Jody Williams, Nobel Prize Laureate and human rights activist (May 22, 2015).