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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Trustee, The Foreign Policy Research Institute
Siobhán Lyons was recently serves as the President Emeritus at CDI after 7 years of her role as the President & CEO. 
Dr. Nasreen Malik practices family practice at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia PA.
Art Manno was born in Bedford Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, New York, in a true workingclass neighborhood. From the earliest days, Art dreamed of a life in the arts. As a young man Art could often be found sketching from window displays at Manhattan’s Museum of Natural History.
Coordinator, Italian Professionals in Philadelphia
Interim Dean of STEM at SUNY Broome Community College; Lead Consultant at Cultural Intelligence Center
The Law Office of Stephen J. Mathes
A technology enthusiast who is passionate about making life better for community-at-large. Many years of Big 5 consulting experience and currently working to provide a better experience for Tourists and Vacationers. Will realize this vision through Cossist, an unavoidable global mobile platform for Tourists and Businesses who serve to the Tourism industry. We serve Hotels Museums Vacation Rentals Airlines Tour Operators Local Experience Providers It is true that we see a slump due to Covid-19. But Travel and Tourism have to return.
Founder of Stealth Startup
President Emerita, World Affairs Council of Philadelphia
Event Producer, Retreat Designer, Life Coach and Positive Mindset Mentor at Marla McDermott, Inc.
Board Chair of Global Philadelphia Association; Managing Partner – Greater Philadelphia Region – Deloitte LLP
Director, Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH); Associate Professor of History, Rutgers-Camden; Editor-in-Chief, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
President at Global Water Alliance
Professor Emerita and Former Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Drexel University
Former Executive Director, Nationalities Service Center
Co-founder & Director of AD Projects; Owner of Jillian Art Advice & Curated Boutique
Medical Advocacy Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania