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

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.
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.
Kris Walski is a trilingual Philadelphia native, an International Relations alumnus from the University of Pennsylvania and a graduate of the European Academy of Diplomacy in Warsaw. He has worked at Philadelphia City Council on the Committee On Global Opportunity and a successful gubernatorial campaign. Emerging International Journalists Program And Media Relations Manager at Global Philadelphia Association
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.