Past Events

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Honor trailblazing women past and present!

Be among the 2,500 people in the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall as we recognize women who broke down barriers for themselves and others. A celebratory reception in the lobby follows the ceremony.

This joyful celebration of American women will begin with a ceremony featuring celebrity appearances, music and performance segments, and a salute to women who have blazed trails in a multitude of fields — from business and government to sports, education and entertainment.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Friday, September 18, 2020

Setting a bold new agenda for the future of equality!

Noted thought leaders, Vision 2020 Delegates and representatives of Allied Organizations from all 50 states meet to develop and present strategies for achieving women’s economic, social and political equality.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 (All day)


Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

On August 26 at 3 p.m., join us for the season two finale of Campus Philly Conversations as we talk with innovative video producer Marvin Mack, who turned his creative passion into a career, and now shares how others are doing the same in his podcast Good Ass Job. Marvin has more than 10 years experience in digital media and branded content creation, working for companies including Buzzfeed, Thrillist, Group 9, and The Fader.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Celebrate 100 years of women’s voting rights!

Join a tribute to Women’s Equality Day on Independence Mall with inspiring speakers, music and a salute to the suffragists.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Interfaith Philadelphia invites you to our virtual Welcome to the Table Event and Dare to Understand Awards Presentation!  In the current climate of distance and divide, please join us for an evening of music, art, and relationship building, as we recognize our Dare to Understand awardees for their work fostering understanding throughout the region:

Milan Kunz on behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philadelphia area

Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts 

Friday, August 21, 2020 - Saturday, August 22, 2020

TRINIDAD and TOBAGO 2020 Independence Celebration

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us on Zoom for a special Campus Philly Conversation panel discussion with three young professionals who turned their passion (and expertise) for math into a career. We’ll be chatting with:

  • Reena Shanker, Assistant Actuary, Global Casualty at Chubb
  • Cara Drago, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Modeling at Guy Carpenter
  • Joanna Dearolf, Data Scientist, Global Analytics at Chubb
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

The Global Water Alliance invites you to: The Nile River Basin Webinar
Governance Issues of the Nile Basin
A Technical Assessment: Looking back and discussing the future
August 19, 2020 | 10:30AM - 12:00PM EDT

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The Middle East Center presents a historic conversation about the coronavirus crisis, featuring experts from both Iran and the United States

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Esperanza Arts Center presents a special streamed presentation of Ologundê’s entertaining and electric 2019 performance at Teatro Esperanza. 

Ologundê ensemble celebrates the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance and martial arts. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, the ensemble includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes under the direction of master Afro-Brazilian percussionist Dendê Macêdo. 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Every day throughout this pandemic, we’ve seen just how essential nurses and healthcare works are to our world, and every day, we’ve seen these heroes in action saving lives affected by COVID-19. There’s never been a better time to consider a career in nursing, and on August 12, we’re chatting with Mickey Mullin, who has worked in nursing for more than 30 years, and who now works in Talent Acquisition at CHOP, helping future nurses discover their best fit at one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals.

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Global Philadelphia Association will be hosting a virtual panel discussion on the reopening of historic sites during COVID. As the Philadelphia region begins the reopening process, historic sites have unique challenges in keeping both the public and historic objects and buildings safe. This panel will present information on preparing historic sites for reopening in the age of COVID-19 that addresses both public health and historic preservation concerns. 


Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

DVRPC Annual Work Program
A workshop to discuss the region's planning needs and
future DVRPC studies.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In November 2018, Charisse McGill resigned from her day job and two days later, opened her French Toast Bites stand in the middle of Philadelphia. In the first 45 days, she grossed 3/4 of her former annual salary, and since then, has opened up two retail locations, brought a product to market, and has participated in more than 180 events all over the region. On August 5 at 3 p.m., Charisse will tell her story on how she built her business and pursued her passion for entrepreneurship… and how you can do the same.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

In 2018, while working as an insurance software developer, Kevin Chemidlin launched the Philly Who? podcast telling the story of the doers, thinkers, and performers in Philadelphia. Now, he’s producing podcasts full time, and helping other podcasters to do the same. Join us for a special conversation on Instagram on Podcasting 101 with Kevin and learn more about his story, his podcast, and his recently-launched podcast accelerator program.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

China is playing an increasingly important role in Central Asia, from infrastructure to the military to traders to private security firms. How can we assess China's impact on Central Asia today? How is China perceived by Central Asian governments? What is the current status of the "One Belt, One Road" initiative in the region? In this event, Chris Miller, Director of FPRI's Eurasia Program, will moderate a conversation with two experts, Edward Lemon and Nargis Kassenova.