Lady Gaga headed to Harvard University

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Lady Gaga attends the 39th International Emmy Awards at the Mercury Ballroom at the New York Hilton on November 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) Andrew H. Walker

Lady Gaga attends the 39th International Emmy Awards on Nov. 21, 2011, in New York.
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(CBS) Lady Gaga will launch her new anti-bullying organization at Harvard University on Wednesday.

She's unveiling the Born This Way Foundation for the first time before a panel of guests that includes Oprah Winfrey, spiritual leader Deepak Chopra and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. The singer will also be joined by her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, at the event.

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The Born This Way Foundation is a nonprofit named after Gaga's 2011 album. It will address issues such as self-confidence, well-being anti-bullying, mentoring and career development through research, education and advocacy.

The singer has long spoken out against bullying, recently visiting the White House to discuss the issue.

The Harvard event will stream live on the BTWF website on Feb. 29 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

  • CBS News Staff

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