Past Winners of the Globy Awards

Congratulations to our distinguished Globy Award winners for their outstanding accomplishments and service in Greater Philadelphia.


 2022 Globy Awards Recipients

 


Distinguished Journalism
Ali Velshi

MSNBC anchor and Business Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC

 
 

 

 

2021 Globy Awards Recipients


Distinguished Journalism
Andrea Mitchell

NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Chief Washington Correspondent; Host, MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports."

 

 

 


Educational Leadership
John Fry,on behalf of Drexel University

After becoming Drexel University’s 14th president in 2010, President Fry has transformed Drexel into a comprehensive private research university with a strong public purpose. Read More

 

 

 


Heritage and Preservation Leadership
Jillian Patricia Pirtle,CEO of the National Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society
 
As the youngest owner of a National Historical Site in the United States and keeper of the treasured legacy of our great Marian Anderson, Jillian’s leads the non-profit organization and the creation and direction of programming for both the museum and the Scholar Artists Empowerment Programs. Read More

 

 


Community Leadership
Loree Jones,CEO of Philabundance

As CEO of Philabundance, Loree is dedicated to public service and oversees this hunger relief agency that serves nine counties in southeastern PA and southern NJ. Read More

 

 

 


Corporate Leadership
Dr. Stephen Tang,President and CEO of Orasure

As president and CEO, OraSure is empowering the global community to improve health and wellness by providing access to accurate essential information, including point-of-care diagnostic tests for HIV, HCV, Ebola, drugs of abuse, and COVID-19. Read More

 

 

 


Sustainable Development
Randy Hayman,Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

As commissioner and CEO of the Water Department, Commissioner Hayman is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the 3,200 miles of water mains, 3,700 miles of sewers, 79,000 inlets, 25,000 fire hydrants and various pumping stations throughout the city. Read More

 

 

 

 

Lifetime Achievement
Leslie Anne Miller, Attorney and Community Leader

Miller is known as an accomplished attorney who, over the course of a remarkable career, has consistently demonstrated her deeply held commitment to civic involvement. Read More

 

 


 

2020 Globy Awards Recipients

Philadelphia World Heritage Award

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Music Director, The Philadelphia Orchestra

 

 

 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Satell, The Satell Institute
Founder and CEO, The Satell Institute

 

 

 

 

Community Leadership Award

Dr. Ala Stanford
General Surgeon and Founder of The Black Doctors COVID19 Consortium, BDCC

 

 

 

 

Corporate Leadership Award

Dr. Charles Yeo
8th Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University.
Senior Vice President and Chair, Enterprise Surgery Jefferson Health

 

 

 

 

Educational Leadership Award

Antonia Villarruel
Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing, Penn Nursing

 

 

 

 

Historical and Cultural Preservation Leadership Award

Hazami Sayed
Founder and Executive Director, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

 

 

 

 


2019 Globy Awards Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jay Shah
CEO, Hersha Hospitality Trust

 

 

Community Leadership Award

Julie Coker Graham
President and CEO, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

 

Corporate Leadership Award

Osagie Imasogie
Senior Managing Partner, PIPV Capital

 

 

Education Leadership Award

Dr. Amid Ismail
Dean of Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry

 

Historical and Cultural Preservation Leadership Award

Cynthia MacLeod
Superintendent of Independence National Historical Park

 

Distinguished Global Journalism Award

Vernon Odom
Retired journalist, WPVI-TV/6abc

 

 

 

 


2018 Globy Awards Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Meryl Levitz
Founding President and CEO, Visit Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

Community Leadership Award

Honorable Stanley Straughter
Chairman, African and Caribbean Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, and Chairman of the Board, UNESCO Center for Global Education

 

 

 

Corporate Leadership Award

Kenneth Fulmer
President and CEO, Urban Engineers

 

 

 

 

Educational Leadership Award

Jurate Krokys
Retired Assistant Superintendent, School District of Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

Historical and Cultural Preservation Leadership Award

Sam Katz
Founder, History Making Productions

 

 

 

 

Distinguished Global Leadership Award

Denis Ricard
Secretary General, Organization of World Heritage Cities
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Distinguished Global Journalism Award

Michael Smerconish
SiriusXM and CNN Host
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2017 Globy Awards Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Christiaan Morssink, Ph.D.
Executive Director, United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia
 
 

Corporate Leadership Award

Chellie Cameron
CEO, Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport
 
 
 

Community Leadership Award

Tiffany Chang Lawson
Executive Director, Governor Tom Wolf's Commission on Asian Pacific Amercian Affairs
 
 
 
 

Education Leadership Award

Deborah Diamond, Ph.D.
President, Campus Philly
 
 
 
 

Heritage Leadership Award

Paul R. Steinke
Executive Director, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
 

2017 World Heritage City Celebration

Distinguished Global Journalism

Jake Tapper
CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent
 

2016 Globy Awards Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

David B. Brownlee, Ph.D.
FSAH, University of Pennsylvania Professor of History of Art

 

 

Corporate Leadership Award

Robert J. McNeill, Jr.
Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP in Greater Philadelphia

 

Community Leadership Award

Carol S. Wong
Director, Chinatown Learning Center

 

Education Leadership Award

Dr. William R. Hite
Superintendent, The School District of Philadelphia
 
 
 

2015 Globy Awards Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Nancy Gilboy
Citizen Diplomacy International of Philadelphia
 
 
 

Corporate Leadership Award

Javier “Jay” Dragone
Lockheed Martin
 
 
 
 

Community Leadership Award

Blane Fitzgerald Stoddart
BFW Group
 
 
 

Education Leadership Award

Anastasia Shown
University of Pennsylvania

 

 

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