The Father of Facebook Finally Receives a Degree
The phrase, education is power, is undisputable. You can name myriads of notable people in the society, people who matter in the community and they will profess the same. Parents take their children to school because they believe that after school, their children will have a quality life. However, passion is essential, and that is what several big names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates among many have proved. Theirs is a story of university dropouts who later turned out to be millionaires and real figures world over.
Mark Zuckerberg story begins in his dormitory in 2004, when he and his friends, the Facebook co-founders, Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew, and McCollum built Facebook 12 years ago. The then called The Facebook back then was limited to only Harvard University students before it expanded to other Ivy League universities.
First forward, 12 years, after quitting the University to work on Facebook full-time he went come to pick the degree just like a regular graduating student and gave the graduating student’s speech, commonly referred to as commencement dialog. According to telegraph.co.uk, he posted a photo of him with his parents soon after receiving his honorary degree. Mr. Mark Zuckerberg then went back to his room where he lived while in the university. The day before he received his degree Mark Zuckerberg said that his commencement speech would be on what he has learned about this generation and the world that everyone is contributing to a building.
Despite Facebook Company getting relocated to California, it’s now headquarters; Mark Zuckerberg continued to be enrolled at Harvard until 2015 when he dropped out. The Telegraph reports that Mark Zuckerberg told the institution’s official paper, The Crimson, that he won’t be coming back.
The belief that his honorary degree from Harvard come much quicker than that of Bill Gates – Microsoft’s founder, and other successful dropouts from the same University. Bill Gates got his degree 32 years later, after quitting his studies in Harvard in 1975.
About Mark Zuckerberg
Mark who is now 33 was born on May 14, 1984, in the White Plains, New York; Mark Zuckerberg is now an American programmer and entrepreneur. Mark is Facebook’s co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer. According to the Forbes, Mark is the fifth world’s wealthiest man, his net worth estimated at US$63.3 billion as of May 2017.
Mark’s parents are Karen (Kempner) who is a psychiatrist, and a dentist father, Edward Zuckerberg. Mark was brought up in Dobbs Ferry, New York.