Mark Zuckerberg, the Co-founder of Facebook finally got His Harvard Degree After 12 Years

Written by TechNadu Staff
Last updated July 12, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, and CEO of Facebook who is a computer science student dropped college midway in 2005 from Harvard university to chase his dreams. He launched a Facebook application after dropping studies and that makes him the youngest billionaires in the world where the Facebook now worth around 400 billion dollars and it is one of the largest company in the world.

Now, he gives the commencement address to the Harvard class of 2017 where the school will be awarding an honorary degree to Zuckerberg's.

Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg the legends who dropped the degree to pursue his dreams. Some of the top legends like Apple co-founder Steve jobs who dropped out in reed college in 1976 after starting his company with Steve Wozniak. Next is Bill Gates, where he left Harvard university in the year 2007 and now he is a co-founder of Microsoft company. This is their achievement for their hard works. Hard work never fails and never let you down.

"Mark Zuckerberg's leadership has profoundly altered the nature of social engagement worldwide. Few inventions in modern times can rival Facebook in its far-reaching impact on how people around the globe interact with one another," the inspirational statement quoted on Harvard university’s website.

Drew Faust, the president of Harvard university said, "Few individuals can rival Mark Zuckerberg in his drive to change our world through the innovative use of technology, as well as his commitment to advance science, enhance education, and expand opportunity through the pursuit of philanthropy."

In the video with Gates, Zuckerberg asks him for tips on writing his speech. He also says how he was present when Gates gave his own commencement speech about 10 years ago when his wife Priscilla Chan graduated.

Bill Gates, Harvard dropout advice writing his speech, Zuckerberg confirmed and posted on Facebook. Gates left a comment on Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook post telling him as ‘ Always happy to help, Mark. Good luck on your speech. Hope the honorary degree helps you land your dream job ‘.

Finally, Mark Zuckerberg get his degree in Harvard university after 12 years. Now, he is one of the top 5 richest people in the world. Yes, a dream come true in Mark’s life.

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