Global Philadelphia Conversations -- Interview Series, Curated by Global Philadelphia Association

Global Philadelphia Association conducts interviews offering new insights into Philadelphia's current and potential involvement in global projects and how leaders of the Philadelphia region are taking great strides towards creating a more global Philadelphia.

Read the full interviews below and join the conversation on our Global Philadelphia Facebook page.

Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak with Judith von Seldeneck, who is being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Globy Awards. She is the Founder and Chair of Diversified Search Group, one of the top ten executive search firms in the nation.
November 28, 2022
By Andrew Beers The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, or GPHCC, has focused on supporting Hispanic businesses and professionals in the greater Philadelphia region since its establishment in 1990. GPHCC provides Latinx entrepreneurs resources, education, and opportunities that allow their businesses to grow and thrive. In 2016, Jennifer Rodriguez was instated as the new President and CEO of GPHCC, and she has been continuing the Chamber’s mission through her efforts with the organization. 
November 22, 2022
David Seltzer is the Heritage Leadership award recipient for this year's Globy Awards!
November 16, 2022
By Andrew Beers Opened in 1874, the Philadelphia Zoo has been an industry leader in conservation and innovation for zoos around the world. For over 160 years, the Zoo has provided visitors with memorable experiences through their groundbreaking exhibits and inventive programming.
November 14, 2022
By Chloe Hunt Meet Susan Jacobson, CEO of Jacobson Strategic Communications and Former Chair of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. Jacobson also plays a leadership role as a Commissioner on the Governor’s Pennsylvania Commission for Women and Vice Chair on the National PBS Foundation Board. Jacobson has received a litany of accolades, including the Power 100, Philadelphia Business Journal’s (PBJ) Most Admired CEO, PBJ’s Women United Award, Greater Philadelphia United Way’s Women of Distinction Award, PBJ’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, the Stevie Award for America's Fastest Growing Private Companies, Inc. 5000, Philly Power 100, City and State PA, Living Legacy Award, and the Urban Affairs Coalition.
November 11, 2022
Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals, who is being awarded the 2022 Globy for Educational Leadership. Generals has 20 years of teaching experience and is the sixth president of the Community College of Philadelphia.
November 3, 2022
By Chloe Hunt Question and Answer: How did you first get interested in art? Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background?
October 14, 2022
By Peak Johnson    Global Philadelphia had the opportunity to speak with Jillian Patricia Pirtle, who is being awarded the 2021 Globy for Heritage and Preservation Leadership. In addition to being the CEO of the Marian Anderson Museum and Historical Society, Patricia Pirtle is a professional stage and opera artist.  
December 7, 2021
By Matt Izzo   Earlier this month, Global Philadelphia and Temple University celebrated the unveiling of a piece of public art supporting Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 10: Reduced Inequalities. The event was held at Temple’s Science Education and Research Center (SERC), which is just around the corner from where the artwork is mounted on Anderson Hall. Through the SDG public art campaign, Temple’s Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy, and Leadership (IDEAL) initiative received a $3,000 grant from the Office of International Affairs (OIA). 
December 1, 2021