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November 1, 2022
Dear Friend of World Heritage, Recognizing the need to reach more people who care about our shared global heritage, the board of trustees has decided to rebrand US/ICOMOS as World Heritage USA, the United States National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. 
November 1, 2022
Jack Ludmir, MD, FACOG, has been appointed Chief Physician Executive of the new Temple Women’s Hospital campus and Clinical Professor (Adjunct) in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. 
October 31, 2022
The eighth annual Globy Awards, presented by Global Philadelphia, to be held on December 12, 2022, will bring together Philadelphia’s most innovative, globally-minded citizens and leaders
October 19, 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 Chloe Hunt Toledo, Spain–only a half-hour train ride from Madrid–is a World Heritage Site, designated by UNESCO, just like Philadelphia. I had the opportunity to spend a day exploring the ancient city, and I learned that Toledo is, in fact, quite similar to the City of Brotherly Love in some ways.
September 14, 2022
Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) has announced that Zabeth Teelucksingh has been named President of the organization after holding the title of Executive Director for over 10 years.
September 9, 2022
By Zola Mennis Beginning this September, Eisenhower Fellowships hand selected eleven impactful figures to attend an extended trip to expand and gain further knowledge on embedded and historical racism that has been interlaced in our society since the beginning of time. The figureheads are from different fields such as law enforcement, medicine, bioscience, academia, finance, education and civic engagement.
September 7, 2022
 By Grace Hackney "Philadelphia: City of Homes” by David S. Traub features every unique element that makes up Philadelphian home architecture. This book showcases every neighborhood in Philadelphia in the best ways possible. When it comes to the city of Philadelphia, I find that some people tend to criticize certain aspects of our city rather than focusing on the beautiful elements of our city. Traub does a great job of showcasing the pleasantries that make every Philadelphia neighborhood remarkable. 
September 6, 2022