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Penn's Joy Azikiwe Named HR Person of the Year

News from June 13, 2019

Joy 200Joy Azikiwe, Associate Director of Staff & Labor Relations, HRIM/Records, and Strategic Initiatives in Human Resources, has received the Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award. The award was developed in 2001 to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who demonstrate outstanding achievement within the Philadelphia region’s human resources community.

Each year nominees and their colleagues, family and friends come together in a ceremony considered the Emmys of HR to honor their efforts and achievements in the field. This year, HR professionals working in organizations ranging from higher education to media to banking competed for the award in three categories: HR Rising Star of the Year-Junior and Senior Level; HR Consultant of the Year-Small and Large Company; and HR Person of the Year-Small, Medium, Large, and Mega Company.  Azikiwe was presented with an award in the HR Person of the Year-Mega Company category. 

Read Azikiwe's story about winning the award and see photos from the ceremony here