Oprah Winfrey All Set to Address Harvard Grads

Forbes listed the media mogul as the 11th most powerful woman in the world last year

oprah winfrey smilingThe one and only Oprah Winfrey is set to deliver the commencement address at Harvard University on Thursday afternoon, The Associated Press reports.

The elite university’s 362nd commencement kicked off Thursday morning with degree awarding ceremonies. Later, Winfrey and Harvard President Drew Faust were scheduled to address attendees of the afternoon exercises.

Faust has called Winfrey, Forbes’ 11th most powerful woman in the world last year, one of the great American success stories. The former daytime talk show queen has a net worth of $2.7 billion.

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  • Stephanie_Silvian

    Well you don’t really need to be Oprah to get an honorary doctorate. My friend got one last week (an honorary doctorate in Counseling) for contributing $69 to a California organization called LADC Institute. Though now she calls herself Dr.!