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Tina Knowles Lawson: ‘Your world is only as big as you can see’

USC’s baccalaureate speaker — a philanthropist and fashion designer — discusses the importance of mentoring and how that affected her role as Beyoncé and Solange’s mom

Inspirational philanthropist and fashion designer Tina Knowles Lawson delivers the 2018 baccalaureate ceremony keynote for USC degree candidates and families. She discusses her reluctance to serve as the baccalaureate speaker and the importance of mentoring in her life and how it affected her role as Beyoncé’s and Solange’s mom. The baccalaureate ceremony, a USC tradition, is a nondenominational interfaith ceremony that takes place the afternoon before commencement.

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