EIJP - Emerging International Journalists Program

Building on our original content expertise, we began our Emerging International Journalists Program for undergraduate & graduate students and recent graduates to tell the stories of the global work done by our Members.
 
The program acts as a training ground and platform for new voices on international topics connected to the Philadelphia region.
 
If you are interested in becoming a contributor with the Emerging International Journalists Program, email [email protected]
 
 
 

Recent News

Recently, the Wagner Free Institute of Science (1700 W. Montgomery Ave.) invited Bruce Laverty to discuss Philadelphia in 1865 and beyond
Representatives of the Flemish Government and Flemish in the World PA joined the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
As part of Infrastructure Week 2015, Philadelphia Water joined together with American Water, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia and the Value of Water Coalition for a roundtable discussion on the state of water infrastructure and innovative investments in regional water systems.
This July, the University of Pennsyvlania is offering an exclusive Summer Institute Professional Development Program titled "Transnational Experiences: Engaging with World Heritage."
The Academy of Natural Sciences has appointed Kenneth Lacovara, discoverer of a dinosaur species, a paleontology fellow.
During an event with the World Affairs Council on May 13, Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell discussed his book The Great War of Our Time: An Insider’s Account of the CIA’s Fight Against Terrorism and 35 year tenure with the agency.
Dr. Donald Guy Generals will be the sixth president in the institution's history.
Today, the Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) hosted a Mayoral Forum at International House Philadelphia. It was attended by candidates Lynne Abraham and Nelson Diaz and by representatives of Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams. The intent was to equip participants with highly-relevant information on Philadelphia’s international strengths and challenges. The GPA is convinced that the sooner that Philadelphia realizes its full promise as a global city the sooner it will enjoy positive effects on its economy and jobs, trade and tourism, education and For this to happen, having a globally-minded mayor is vital. 
As part of the city's Mexican Culture Week, the Kimmel Center hosted a performance by two of the counry's greatest musical talents.
The Barnes Foundation hosted a performance by a folkloric music group from the state of Hidalgo recently, presented by the Mexican Cultural Center as part of Mexican Culture Week. 
On April 25, Arcadia University hosted the third annual "Professional Exchange on Peacebuilding in the 21st Century," featuring presentations from students and leaders in the field.
On April 13, the Global Philadelphia Association hosted a City Council candidate meet and greet to stress the importance of globally minded leaders.
During a recent speaking appearance at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia (1 S. Broad St.), renowned banker Hank Paulson discussed his new book and the importance of economic relations with China.
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.
Monday, 4/6/2015 12:00pm - Sunday, 4/12/2015 5:00pm
A project of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival is an annual celebration not only of spring and beautiful blossoms, but of Japanese culture as well.  Each year, over the course of a few weeks, a wide variety of events are planned.  
From April 8 to 10, the Young Caribbean Professional Network will be promoting island heritage at area restaurants during Caribbean Cuisine Week.