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Jacqueline Novogratz – Honorary Degree Ceremony

June 17, 2015

Jacqueline Novogratz, the founder and CEO of Acumen, was awarded the degree Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, in recognition of her contributions as a leading global thinker and social entrepreneur. Acumen is a non-profit venture fund that uses innovative, entrepreneurial approaches to address global poverty.

To watch the Convocation Address, please visit:
Convocation Address

To read the U of T News profile, please visit:
U of T News Profile

To watch portions of, or the entire Convocation ceremony (including the Citation), please visit:
Convocation Ceremony