Adaptability and Empathy: Congratulations and Advice to the Class of 2018 from Commencement Speaker Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, ’85
June 06, 2018
Concord Academy’s 96th Commencement exercises on the Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel lawn marked a new beginning for seniors. The class of 2018 and their families had much to celebrate, and much to be inspired by. In her Commencement address, Dame Vivian Hunt, DBE, ’85 encouraged the graduates to be ambitious. “Empathy allows you to think big and to scale really good ideas outward to many thousands of people,” she said. “Empathy means aiming for something bigger than a single good outcome. Only then can you create change instead of just adapting to it.” Read more and watch her remarks in full.