A graduation speaker used her address to explain how she negotiated her speaking fee — and then gave all of it to a 2017 graduate
|05/23/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Comedian and actress Maria Bamford used her graduation address to provide a lecture on the art of negotiation to the University of Minnesota class of 2017.
Bamford, who graduated from the school in 1993 with a degree in creative writing, expounded upon the necessity for liberal arts majors to care about money in a hilarious speech.
“Let me begin by talking about the elephant in the room at a liberal arts graduation ceremony — and that is money,” she began, before reading an email from the school inviting her to speak.
“Normally the college does not pay for commencement speakers. As you can read more >>>