Hillary Clinton’s empowering words to these Wellesley graduates have us feeling inspired
Hillary Clinton just made so many college graduates’ dreams come true. On Friday, the 2016 presidential candidate made a commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College.
This isn’t the first time Hillary has made a speech at Wellesley’s graduation ceremony—she also gave one in 1969, as the first student body commencement speaker, ever. (Yup, even back then, she was breaking down barriers.)
In her most recent speech, Hillary made several inspiring points that ring true for all of us—not just recent grads.
1She may have lost the election, but she’s doing fine.
"You may have heard that things didn't go exactly as I planned," Hillary said in her speech. "But you know what, I'm doing okay."
It’s been six months, but Hillary recognizes that life must go on. Her self-care regimen includes lots of family time, as well as long walks in the woods (sounds great to us). She also jokingly admitted that a little Chardonnay helped heal her wounds, too.
"What gave me hope and joy after the election was meeting so many young people that told me my defeat had not defeated them," Hillary said.