I am honored to be the 2011 Commencement spacer for Queens College (CUNY) this morning, rallying this year’s class with a message of “Rainbows After Storms; You Cannot Have a Rainbow, Without A Storm First.”
Queens is one of America’s most culturally diverse colleges. More than half of our students were born overseas; they come from over 130 countries and speak more than 60 languages. Queens College undergraduate ethnic breakdown is as follows.
John Hope Bryant is the founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc., author of Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business book LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), and a Member of the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability.