Executive Director, Zabeth Teelucksingh Receives Walnut Club Award


The Walnut Club, a 501 C (6) non-profit organization which supports the professional advancement of leadership growth and personal enrichment of ambitious women, honored 42 of Philadelphia’s most outstanding women,  at a sold-out event on Tuesday, July 18th. Hundreds of people from the civic and business community gathered to celebrate the achievements of outstanding women who have made a major impact in Philadelphia.
Global Philadelphia Association is proud to announce that Zabeth Teelucksingh, Executive Director was one of the award recipients, selected from a list of 100 women.
The Walnut Club Award is the third award this year for Zabeth Teelucksingh. Earlier this year, Ms. Teelucksingh was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal and received a  “Woman of Distinction award, and was also honored by the Young Caribbean Professional Network with the International Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Zabeth Teelucksingh has led the Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) as Executive Director since 2011. Under Zabeth’s leadership, GPA has grown in membership, and global outreach, most notably joining with the City of Philadelphia for membership in the Organization of World Heritage Cities in November 2015, making Philadelphia the first World Heritage City in the US. Zabeth has developed multiple signature international programs, including GlobalPhilly™2013 - the first ever international Expo in Philadelphia, which was repeated in 2015 and currently GlobalPhilly 2017. Zabeth also created GlobalKids, PhillyThinks, EIJP (a global journalism program), a robust internship program for millennials and the #IamaGlobalPhiladelphian awareness campaign.

See photos of the event here.