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

Interview conducted by Najah Springer on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Tell me about what it is you do as President of the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative?
Located on display in the first floor of the Barnes Foundation, lives the artwork of late Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and the filmwork directed by his late son, Jean Renoir. When entering the first room of the Renoir exhibition, a clip from “Elena and Her Man,” a film directed by Jean Renoir is played. In this short scene, Jean invites the viewer to witness the beauty of what it means to be young and in love, as depicted by the young French couple.
Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association On June 6, 2018, the World Trade Center (WTC) of Greater Philadelphia announced that they will be conducting new overseas business development programs. The programs will be partnered with U.S. Strategic Ventures in order to achieve global marketing goals.
Article written by Sabra Anderson on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association June 10, 2018, marked the 30th anniversary of the Philadelphia Pride Parade and thousands from across the tri-state area came out to celebrate.
Article written by Alisha Mehta on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association
Article written by Elizabeth Cavan on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association. Photo credit: Campus Philly. On May 31, 2018, Campus Philly held their Annual Meeting at the International House in Philadelphia. This nonprofit organization encourages young adults, specifically college students, to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region in order to fuel the local economy.
Article written by Sabra Anderson on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Last week, on a rainy Wednesday morning, I found myself weaving through a sea of professionals through the Pennsylvania Convention Center, at the NAFSA Conference, an acronym which I would come to understand as the “National Association of Foreign Student Advisers." 
Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association On May 17th, the Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) held their annual Awards Dinner at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which honored guests from both the United States and international organizations. This year’s dinner program was presided by Robert M. Gates, former U.S.Secretary of Defense, who, earlier that day, had been sworn in as the ninth Chairman of EF.
Written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association NAFSA: Association of International Educators held its annual conference and expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on May 27 through June 1. The main focus of the conference dealt with international policy issues, such as immigration, U.S.-Cuban relations, and education. The conference welcomed many visitors including scholars, students and educators from various universities all over the world.
David S. Traub has continued his search for the hidden gems of Philadelphia in his newest installation of book of photographs called "Discovering Philadelphia: Places Little Known".
Written by Erin Yoder on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Situated in the middle of Fairmount Park is a small building with foreign architecture with well groomed gardens surrounding it. While many passersby may overlook it, Shofuso is the centerpiece to a blooming relationship between Philadelphia and Japan.
Written by Anastasia Shown, board member of the Global Philadelphia Association and the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia, and a lecturer at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice
Written by Erin Yoder on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association This year marks the 70th annual NAFSA conference and expo that starts at the end of May. Philadelphia is proud as a World Heritage city to host this year’s conference, where culture and education collide to create an intellectual space of learning.
Wednesday, 5/3/2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
"NEMTSOV", a film by Vladimir Kara-Murza (with English subtitles), presented by Vladimir Kara-Murza Q & A session with Vladimir Kara-Murza and Pavel Khodorkovskiy will follow the screening. No registration necessary, all are welcome.
Thursday, 3/17/2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Dialogue Institute, along with the Temple University Departments of History and Religion, is sponsoring a teach-in at Temple focused on Lebanon's uprising, its socio-political impact and the ensuing rise of grassroots journalism.
Amber Mackay for GPA For several years the Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize has awarded prizes to organizations that celebrate leadership and innovation in the social sector. Earlier this month the Lipman Family Prize announced that the prize would doubled, be increasing to $250,000 to one outstanding organization, and $25,000 to two finalists.
Amber Mackay for GPA Advertisements, media coverage and promotions - three of Global Philadelphia’s finest skills. Since the Association’s inception, a Facebook page, Twitter feed and Instagram account have been created to manage the multitude of events and news of our members. 
Citizen Diplomacy International hosted their yearly fundraiser on July 22nd at the College of Physicians. This garden party allowed for people from all over Philadelphia to gather to practice citizen diplomacy, while raising money to allow for the CDI to continue their various programs. 
This year’s global education Summer Institute, an annual week-long professional development program for teachers hosted by Penn’s National Resource Centers since 2005 (South Asia Center, Center for East Asian Studies, Middle East Center, Africa Center) focused on Philadelphia’s bid to become the first World Heritage City in the United States.