EIJP News

Penn Global Centers celebrated International Women's Day with powerful music and an insightful panel discussion at International House this year.
The Philadelphia Section of the Institute of Food Technologists gathered students and food industry professionals at Drexel University to celebrate its 70th Anniversary Symposium with technical talks and wine and cheese tastings.
George de Lama is the President of Eisenhower Fellowships, a world renowned Philadelphia-based, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that identifies, empowers and links emerging leaders from around the world. Before arriving at Eisenhower Fellowships, he was a prominent journalist and managing editor at the Chicago Tribune. Among his tight schedule in the new position, he was able to make some time for a Global Conversation to talk further about his career and his work.
Global Philadelphia member Reed Smith LLP (1717 Arch St.) is a leading international law firm with a storied history of accomplishments. But one of its greatest feats to date may be the creation of its innovative Women’s Initiative Network.
Christiaan Morssink is the Executive Director for the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia (1501 Cherry St.) The native of the Netherlands turned global Philadelphian sat down with EIJP's Alison Vayne to discuss his career as an activist, the work of the United Nations and why Philadelphia should aspire to become a global urban hub.
On February 18, Dr. Judith Rodin of the Rockefeller Foundation was honored with the Philadelphia Center for Architecture's 2015 Edmund N. Bacon Prize.
Joe McGee, for GPA -- Philadelphia is trending. People across the globe are tweeting, liking, favoriting and sharing all things Philly. In recent months a number of different publications have called the city a must-see destination, ranking it among the best in the world in food, shopping and more. It is this proud and unique surge in culture that has made the city such a sought after locale for the growing young-adult population.
Since 2001, the M. Night Shyamalan Foundation has partnered with community leaders in Philadelphia and abroad to remove barriers created by poverty and help people reach their full potential.
During his annual address to the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Nutter announced that two new global design and technology companies are coming to Center City in early 2015.
At a recent luncheon, the French-American Chamber of Commerce invited Mayor Nutter to discuss his trade mission to Lyon and Paris. As the Mayor presented the Chamber with a citation for its work raising the city's international profile, it became clear that one of Philadelphia's international strengths is its profile in France.
As part of “One Book, One Philadelphia,” the Free Library and Pennsylvania Ballet joined forces to perform three pieces at the Parkway Central Library, reflecting on the themes of the selected books.
 On February 5th, AL DÍA News Media (1835 Market St.) hosted its second Chef Series event. Staff and friends of the paper gathered together in the Gabriel García Márquez newsroom to enjoy drinks, conversation and above all, food.
The Penn Museum's latest exhibition brings to life an ancient culture of Panama through artificact and modern technology.
Since 1986, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society has brought the Greater Philadelphia region a world of music.
Prsident and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia Siobhan A. Reardon has been named the 2015 Librarian of the Year by the Library Journal.
On January 21, the director of the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program hosted a panel discussion on Philadelphia and the world of think tanks and public policy.
In a recent panel to forecast trade in Latin America, the Chilean American Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia gathered together leaders in trade, tax and finance to talk 2015.
In a historic partnership to combat eating disorders worldwide, the Renfrew Center (475 Spring Ln.) has joined Philadelphia International Medicine (1801 Market St.).
The historic mansions known as the Charms of Fairmount Park (along the banks of the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park) are worth a visit year-round, but they become especially festive around the holidays.
With a constant eye towards diverse cultures the world over, the global citizens of Philadelphia are always searching for lessons from our neighbors overseas. Few lessons are more enviable than the European love of cycling, which promotes a healthy lifestyle and the reduction of pollution.