Behind the inspiring organizations, dynamic businesses, compelling events, intriguing communities, and notable news items that help make Philadelphia global, are individuals who bring a wealth of expertise and commitment.  Meet the scholars, researchers, students, diplomats, curators, artists, linguists, educators, attorneys, financiers, transportation experts, scientists, administrators and others who contribute so much to the globalism of the region.  (GPA members appear at the beginning of the list, followed by non-members in alphabetical order.)

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As a former secretary of international relations in Salvador City Hall, Bahia, and CEO of the CEERI - Center of Studies and International Relations Strategy -, I strongly believe that the relations developed between Brazil and Philadelphia can potentially be promoted, helping and straightening organizations part of the GPA activities to contribute to business development, cultural exchange and tourism boost for both countries.     
Carnell Professor of Community Art, Tyler School of the Arts at Temple University
Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Williams Director, Universitay of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Tyler Sprague is with Global Philadelphia in a Spring/Summer Co-op position. Tyler is in his senior year at Drexel University; where he is studying Political Science. Tyler is passionate about international diplomacy and intercultural exchange. In his free time, Tyler could be seen relaxing in Rittenhouse Park, riding his bicycle on the Schuykill River Trail, or just enjoying the scenery of the Old City neighborhood. Once his time with Global Philadelphia commences, Tyler will study abroad in Hong Kong.
Communications and Fundraising Consultant, Squires Consulting
Global Marketing, Brand Management & Communications Professional with experience in Consumer Healthcare, Pharma and B2B
Founder and Manager, Tiagha and Associates, Ltd.
EstudiaChile is dedicated to promoting intercultural understanding and friendship between the Chile and the United States. Our mission is to use higher education as a vehicle for these values.
Assistant Vice President for Government and Community Relations, La Salle University; Senior Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Dana Wiley is project manager of Global Philadelphia's biennial international exposition featuring 200+ events over 60 days, Sept. 15 through Nov. 15, 2015, which will show the World what a global region Philadelphia really is.