EIJP News

In honor of the International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18, Global Philadelphia members and staff attended a tour of the city's iconic City Hall. During the visit, the building was revealed to be a towering allegory for Philadelphia’s rich global heritage.
On April 17, the M. Night Shyamalan Foundation partnered with the Global Philadelphia Association and the Penn Museum to present its first public program, "Action to Make A Better World."
On April 6, the World Affairs Council invited Arianna Huffington to speak about her new book and the role personal well-being should play in success.
Through the recently introduced Step Up to Citizenship campaign, the city of Philadelphia will help immigrants on the path to becoming U.S. citizens.
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society enriched the concert experience for a group of attendees during a recent lecture, as part of a free series.
From April 8 to 10, the Young Caribbean Professional Network will be promoting island heritage at area restaurants during Caribbean Cuisine Week.
From April 8 to 10, the Young Caribbean Professional Network will be promoting island heritage at area restaurants during Caribbean Cuisine Week.
During a recent World Affairs Council fact finding mission to Tunisia following the country's political revolution, the need for economic support and continued effort towards democracy was stressed.
During a performance and opening reception at City Hall, local elementary school students presented a visual arts project created through Al-Bustan.
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.