Past Events

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dear students, faculty, staff, and all members of our Penn community,

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

This one-hour webinar will explore the Choices curriculum unit The United States in Afghanistan. It will introduce secondary teachers to the student readings, the lessons, and the videos found in the unit, and provide suggestions for implementing the curriculum in a variety of courses. There will be time during the webinar for questions and suggestions for additional resources on Afghanistan.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The world needs entrepreneurs more than ever and David Cohen and a few startup founders are going to tell us why.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

By leaders, for leaders: The faculty of Temple University’s Fox Management Consulting and Center for Executive Education has launched a series of inspiring conversations with business and nonprofit leaders who have successfully navigated unanticipated shocks. Participants discuss how corporations and nonprofits have managed crises or are approaching the dynamics of the Covid-19 crisis to emerge positioned for recovery.

Guest and Topic

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
What’s the best way to market a product mindfully and with empathy given the pandemic? What stories resonate the most at times like this?

About this Event

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:30am

Welcome to our new weekly virtual conversations with our City's international thinkers, past international visitors and Citizen Diplomats from all over the world. You want to know how people around the world are handling this crisis, and we want to keep you connected to our worldwide community of Citizen Diplomats.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Philadelphia, 1825: five young, free black boys fall into the clutches of the most fearsome gang of kidnappers and slavers in the United States. Lured onto a small ship with the promise of food and pay, they are instead met with blindfolds, ropes, and knives. Over four long months, their kidnappers drive them overland into the Cotton Kingdom to be sold as slaves. Determined to resist, the boys form a tight brotherhood as they struggle to free themselves and find their way home.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Interfaith Philadelphia is excited to offer an online training opportunity to prepare educators and youth development professionals to create spaces where youth can engage in meaningful dialogue and hone the social and emotional skills it takes to be engaged community members.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

Welcome to our new weekly virtual conversations with our City's international thinkers, past international visitors and Citizen Diplomats from all over the world. You want to know how people around the world are handling this crisis, and we want to keep you connected to our worldwide community of Citizen Diplomats.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:00am

Whether you've always had a telework program for your employees, you had to implement one quickly during the COVID-19 closings, or you're still thinking about implementing one, this webinar will give you the basic info you need to get the most benefits from telework, at any stage of the game.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - Saturday, May 30, 2020

Join us for a week of celebrations to celebrate 5 years of Philadelphia's designation as a World Heritage City.

May 26: Building World Heritage City Awareness and Ownership

  • GPA will give away window clings of the World Heritage City seal so that businesses across the region can participate in the “Spread Our Seal” campaign

May 27: Preserving and Celebrating Historical and Cultural Assets

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

With the uncertainties around reopening our region, it's likely that more of us will rely on bicycling as a safe way to commute and recreate, but not everyone has access to their own bike. Join us as we discuss the new considerations for getting bicycles safely to those who don't have their own bicycles.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 5:50pm - 6:00pm

 

Join the Council for a discussion with, Ambassador Nicholas Burns, who authored an essay in Foreign Affairs titled “How to Lead in a Time of Pandemic,” which sharply criticizes the global diplomatic efforts of the Trump administration in the face of COVID-19.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

By leaders, for leaders: The faculty of Temple University’s Fox Management Consulting and Center for Executive Education has launched a series of inspiring conversations with business and nonprofit leaders who have successfully navigated unanticipated shocks. Participants discuss how corporations and nonprofits have managed crises or are approaching the dynamics of the Covid-19 crisis to emerge positioned for recovery.

Guest and Topic

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11:00am

Welcome to our new weekly virtual conversations with our City's international thinkers, past international visitors and Citizen Diplomats from all over the world. You want to know how people around the world are handling this crisis, and we want to keep you connected to our worldwide community of Citizen Diplomats.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

This year, Interfaith Philadelphia is offering a series of trainings that will give participants the skills to organize Civil Conversations in their congregations, workplaces, and communities.  These sessions offer community leaders and "bridge people" techniques for grassroots civil conversations that support a thriving religiously diverse democracy.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Over Index on Trust. Prepare for the Worst. Focus on What you Can Control.

About this Event

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

On May 20, Dr. Emanuel will offer a virtual check-up on the crisis: how have different countries' prescriptions worked so far? Are there any signs of recovery in the United States and Europe? When will it be safe to reopen? 

He'll discuss these and other questions with Michael Horowitz, Interim Director of Perry World House, and Karen Donfried, President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.

Sign up for this virtual event, and details of how to take part will be in your order confirmation email.