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By Jessica Barber The Alliance Française de Philadelphie is thrilled to announce the appointment of Philippe Poirier as the organization's next Executive Director, effective September 5, 2023. Philippe's selection comes after an extensive search process, and his impressive track record within the Alliance community makes him an ideal candidate for this leadership role.
August 7, 2023
By Enya Xiang In Old City, Philadelphia, Carpenters’ Hall was the site where Founding Fathers frequented and where early America took shape. The National Historic Landmark was and still is home to the Carpenters’ Company, a group of master builders who laid the foundations for Philadelphia’s first buildings and sites that were home to many of the nation's most pivotal moments.
August 3, 2023
By Kynaat Moosvi On April 4, 2023, Global Philadelphia hosted a “Meet the City Council” event for city residents, leaders, business associates, young professionals, students, and educators. The event took place at Deloitte, 1700 Market Street, Suite 2700, Philadelphia, PA 19103 from 5pm to 7pm. The event was co-chaired by Harold Yaffee, Executive Committee Board Member at Global Philadelphia Association, and special guest Denise Nakano, of KYW News radio, who was the emcee for the evening. 
August 1, 2023
The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia Board of Directors has selected a new President and CEO of the WTCGP – Thomas N. Young, current Senior Associate, Bellevue Strategies.
July 21, 2023
By Enya Xiang The story of the modern United States might appear brief compared to the tales of ancient civilizations, yet rich history can be found right here in Pennsylvania. Historical Moravian Bethlehem, about an hour away from Philadelphia, is currently a nominee on the World Heritage List of UNESCO sites. 
July 12, 2023
Article Credit: Peter Crimmins, WHYY PBS Artifacts representing more than 300 years of the history of Philadelphia are once again on display.
July 7, 2023
By Camila Lopes On Tuesday, June 13th, 2023, Business for America hosted a webinar about the importance of improving conditions of civic literacy in Pennsylvania. Civic literacy has a direct impact on communities and society in general, and this webinar explored how the situation can be improved, as well as why it is so important to address it. 
July 4, 2023