Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan’s Convocation 2012 Address delivered by the Oscar Winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy – INSPIRATIONAL

June 23, 2012


Thank you Dr. Adil Najam,

Vice Chancellor, members of the Board of Trustees, the faculty, parents and the Class of 2012. Congratulations, you are now officially the graduates of the best educational institute in Pakistan.

Thank you for bestowing this honour on me. I have now officially had my 14th sleepless night. I mumbled bits of my convocation speech at the gym, on the flight, to co-workers in my office and to myself before I went to sleep; anxious and nervous about what to say. In the process, I found myself wondering how I had managed to reach a point in my life, where I’m giving convocation speeches rather than hearing them! Continue reading