Past Events

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The archives of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania offer an intriguing look at the development of health and medicine in Pennsylvania. Among the most important of those records are the papers of Samuel Gibson Dixon, a prominent scientist, president of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Science, and the state’s first commissioner of health. His papers, alone, cover forty years of medical history in Pennsylvania.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Fred Maahs, Founder and President of FJM Solutions, global disability rights champion and Editor of Melange, Accessibility for All and Yuval Wagner, Founder and President of Access Israel.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Celebrate the most prestigious award for professional women in Greater Philadelphia — the Paradigm Award. Please join us in recognizing the achievements of the 2021 honoree, Eileen C. McDonnell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Accessibility and inclusive design innovations are gaining wide appeal. As we reimagine what safe cities look like, join us to talk about the growing business of accessible travel with Yuval Wagner, Founder and President, Access Israel and Fred Maahs, Founder and President, FJM Solutions, global disability rights champion and Editor of Melange, Accessibility for All. We will discuss trends for expanding universal design in the U.S. and internationally. Grow your global network by joining the conversation!

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 9:30am - 10:30am

The Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council (MAEBC/MARBC) is pleased to announce the upcoming Eurasian – American Innovation Technology Commercialization Roundtables. The Eurasian - American Innovation Technology Commercialization Roundtables will be held on March 4, 2021 and April 22, 2021 virtually over Zoom, and in September and November 2021 as hybrid events. The last roundtable in November will be a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 8:00am - 10:00am

Our Members receive exclusive access to our premier networking event - Member Conversations. Member Conversations allows Members to meet each other in a relaxed atmosphere to share ideas, get inspired, and grow their social and professional network.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, March 3rd at Solas 2021 as we celebrate the important work that YOU have helped make possible!

This year will be the first virtual Solas Awards and while it will be different from past events, we are excited to be able to welcome everyone to join us in experiencing The Welcoming Center. During Solas 2021, you will have the opportunity to virtually network with others in The Welcoming Center community, learn more about the impact your support has on immigrants in Philadelphia, and watch a live conversation with our 2021 Solas Award honoree, Dr. José Ramón Fernández-Peña hosted by our friend and former colleague, Amanda Bergson-Shilcock.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The COVID-19 crisis has quickly accelerated the demand for skilled workers, with the World Economic Forum predicting 54% of all employees requiring significant upskilling by 2022. Add on top of that the rise of automation and AI, a familiar threat for one-quarter of American workers whose jobs are at a high risk of automation by 2030. This changing job landscape is threatening for workers who have been dislocated from their jobs by the pandemic and those who have been disenfranchised by a system that has lacked support for Black and brown workers.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 7:00am - 8:00am

March 2nd

David S. Jones, M.D.: Rationalizing Epidemics: Meanings and Uses of American Indian Mortality

A doctor of psychiatry, David Jones teaches history, medical ethics, and social medicine at Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.

While teaching at MIT, Jones directed the Center for the Study of Diversity in Science, Technology, and Medicine from 2004 to 2008—organizing a series of conferences exploring issues of race, science, and technology.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:00am - Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 11:59pm

The Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council is proud to be partner and invite you to join Adam Smith Conferences’ life sciences event on March 2-3, 2021. This forum provides the opportunity to meet with leading pharmaceutical market players from the EAEU and CIS countries – regulators, international and local pharmaceutical producers, distributors and pharmacy chains – and to discuss the burning issues facing the sector today as well as future forecasts and opportunities.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:59pm - Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:59pm

The U.S. Commercial Service, a part of the International Trade Administration & U.S. Department of Commerce, invites you to virtually meet with international student recruiters, high school counselors/directors, international educational institutions, foreign corporations, educational specialists, and commercial diplomats in the Indo-Pacific.

Participating Countries: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us for a virtual meeting with recently appointed Managing Director Tumar Alexander to discuss the City's efforts to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic and energize business recovery. Learn how Philadelphia’s business community can work with the City to help position the City towards meaningful recovery.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for a virtual celebration!
2021 CHINESE NEW YEAR

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:30am - 9:30am

Join a free webinar Friday, February 26th from 8:30am to 9:30am to understand how the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement could impact your business. Nasim Sadr-Fala, a Senior International Trade Specialist for the U.S. Commercial Service, will be the featured speaker, hosting an in-depth discussion on the USMCA. The event is organized by the Global Business Advisors (GBA), an initiative of the Chester Country Economic Council.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Imposter syndrome – the feeling that one isn’t nearly as skilled or competent as they truly are – affects over 70% of people throughout the course of their lives, according to a recent study. It can manifest in a number of ways, from feeling undeserving of your title despite your qualifications and achievements to continually overworking yourself, but never feeling like you’ve done enough.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

February 24: In This Corner of this World, 2016 Directed by Katabuchi Sunao A young woman in Hiroshima marries and struggles to maintain her will to live despite food shortages and being surrounded by death.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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