About the Awards
The Joseph Wharton Awards recognizes exceptional leaders within the alumni community. Alumni will be recognized in the following categories:
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.
Alvin V. Shoemaker, Esq., W '60 HON '95
Joseph Wharton Award for Leadership
For the Wharton alumnus who embodies the highest standards of leadership in both business and society.
Harold W. McGraw III, WG '76
Joseph Wharton Award for Social Impact
For the alumnus who has had the greatest impact in public service, social enterprise or philanthropy.
Connie K. Duckworth, WG '79
Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership
For the alumnus who, early in his/her career, has demonstrated the greatest potential for leadership and lasting impact.
Josh Kopelman W '93