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A message from the Global Philadelphia Association               September 21 to 27, 2015                   
For sponsorship opportunities for a global event or the Closing Ceremony contact Dana Wiley


Behold, Francesco: Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Thursday, September 24, 2015 

Words Adorned: On Andalusian Poetry
Tuesday, September 29, 2015


Citizenship Education Teacher Training Seminar
Monday, September 21, 2015


QS World MBA Tour
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 


P3: Soccer Day of Peace and Play
Saturday, September 19, 2015 

*The list of events for next week is shortened due to the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families.
Category Highlight
Philadelphians are known for their forward thinking and strong opinions.
Luckily, our international Exposition conveniently  brings together advocacy campaigns occurring from Sept 15 – Nov 15, such as the Solidarity Day and Naturalization Ceremony.
Edward Fong
GPA Major Supporter
Citizen Diplomacy International
The Citizen Diplomacy International of Philadelphia (CDI) is an international relations organization. We serve as the gateway to the greater Philadelphia community for guests of the U.S. Government as well as for individuals and corporations seeking professional connections to the people and institutions of our region.

CDI is the region's citizen diplomacy organization, fully believing in the power of exchanges: exchanges create human bonds and enduring relationships that build bridges of cooperation and understanding between peoples.
Nancy Gilboy is President & CEO of the Citizen Diplomacy International, which was created in 1954 for what is now called the International Visitor Leadership Program, IVLP. In her 20 years as head, Nancy has added programs that provide professional programs and friendly, positive American experiences. 

Read full bio here

From the GlobalPhilly 2015 Blog

Last Thursday the Global Philadelphia Association celebrated the official launch of GlobalPhilly 2015 with the Opening ceremony that was sponsored by PHLCVB and hosted at WHYY Studios.The event included the official unveiling of the GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport as well as speeches from our Chairman John F. Smith, Executive Director Zabeth Teelucksingh, Erik Evjen, Director of Research of PHLCVB and Alan Greenberger, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce.

The photos for the event are can be found on our Flickr page and on our Facebook please like, share, and tag.
GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport

You can pick up your very own GlobalPhilly 2015 Passport at the following locations.
  • University City Science Center
  • City Hall Visitor's Office
  • E-Moderne Gallery
  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Mayor's Office of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs
  • WHYY
  • Penn Museum
  • Alliance Française de Philadelphie
  • Shofuso Japanese House and Gardens
  • Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Chamounix Mansion
  • The Bazemore Gallery
  • Select Greater Philadelphia
  • Al Dia Newsmedia
  • Eisenhower Fellowships
  • E Moderne Gallery
  • And other places
To view the passport online click here.
Passport Corrections
Art Opening and Exhibit of international photographs by Rick Latham
Presenter Church of Saint Asaph
Location: 27 Conshohocken State Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA
Date:  Friday, October 2, 2015 - Sunday, November 1, 2015 5pm to 7pm
Open to Public

Women's Leadership Program
Presenter: Eisenhower Fellowships 
Location 250 South 16th St Philadelphia, PA 19102
Date: 10/5/2015 to 10/9/2015
By invitation only
Eisenhower Fellowships’ Women’s Leadership Program (WLP), is a highly selective seven-week fellowship offering intensive, individualized study and professional networking opportunities across the United States. The 2015 WLP features 25 outstanding women leaders from 22 countries working in the public, private and non-profit sectors. 
WLP Fellows make a commitment to mentor women in their home countries and regions after the completion of the fellowship to advance the next generation of emerging women leaders. The program kicks off with an opening seminar in Philadelphia, home of Eisenhower Fellowships.
Global Resource 

HIAS Pennsylvania, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, is committed to the Jewish principle of welcoming the stranger. They work to welcome immigrants to the community and ensure that they are safe and that their rights are respected. Among the programs HIAS offers to immigrants are legal counseling and representation, social services including citizenship and refugee resettlement, and immigration-related advocacy and education.
Thank You 
For being a proud sponsor of GlobalPhilly 2015

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to our Global communities! 






Learn more about our sponsors here

And thank you to our media partners for communicating our message to our global city!


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