"Our goals for the prize are to expand the benefits of social impact organizations using competition to identify and reward excellence, to inspire Penn students to enter the field, and to facilitate the transfer of successful methods of operation to other organizations."
Barry Lipman, W '70
Vision. Inspiration. Impact. The ability to see the world as it can be — to inspire ideas for change — to deliver sustainable solutions for a better world.
The Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize at the University of Pennsylvania is an annual global prize that celebrates leadership and innovation among organizations creating positive social impact. Governed by a steering committee comprised of University faculty, staff, and Lipman family representatives, the Lipman Family Prize is administered by the Wharton School on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about Penn’s rich tradition of service.