Joseph Wharton Awards Dinner

The Wharton Club of New York is pleased to announce the 2009 Joseph Wharton Award recipients. These four alumni are being recognized for their tremendous accomplishments, leadership and professional excellence, and will be honored at the 2009 Joseph Wharton Dinner, taking place on October 1st at the Jumeirah Essex House.

Joseph Wharton Award for Leadership
For the Wharton alumnus who embodies the highest standards of leadership in both business and society.

Robert S. Kapito Robert S. Kapito, W'79
President and Director

Joseph Wharton Award for Lifetime Achievement
For the Wharton alumnus who has had tremendous positive and sustained impact on business and society over the course of their careers.

Ralph J. Roberts Ralph J. Roberts, W'41, Hon'05
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Comcast Corporation

Joseph Wharton Award for Social Impact
For the alumnus who has had the greatest impact in public service, social enterprise or philanthropy.

George A. Weiss George A. Weiss, W'65
Say Yes to Education

Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership
For the Wharton alumnus who, early in his/her career, has demonstrated the greatest potential for leadership and lasting impact.

Jeff Fluhr Jeff Fluhr, W'96 En'96
Founder and Former CEO


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2006 Joseph Wharton Dinner

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2009 Joseph Wharton Dinner