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Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association What do Connie Mack, Dallas Green, and Charlie Manuel all have in common? Each was a former manager of a Philadelphia baseball team and each has led their teams to become World Series championships!
Tom Caramanico has been the president of McCormick Taylor, Inc., an engineering company, since 1988. He previously owned the company, having sold it to an internal group in 2011, and continues to serve as president. With 480 employees in 19 offices located in nine states, the firm specializes in transportation planning, environmental studies, traffic studies and highway and bridge design. 
Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association. Photo by Sam Wermut on Unsplash
Article written by Will Becker on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association
Interview conducted by Najah Springer on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Tell me about what it is you do as President of the West Philadelphia Corridor Collaborative?
Located on display in the first floor of the Barnes Foundation, lives the artwork of late Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and the filmwork directed by his late son, Jean Renoir. When entering the first room of the Renoir exhibition, a clip from “Elena and Her Man,” a film directed by Jean Renoir is played. In this short scene, Jean invites the viewer to witness the beauty of what it means to be young and in love, as depicted by the young French couple.
Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association On June 6, 2018, the World Trade Center (WTC) of Greater Philadelphia announced that they will be conducting new overseas business development programs. The programs will be partnered with U.S. Strategic Ventures in order to achieve global marketing goals.
Article written by Sabra Anderson on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association June 10, 2018, marked the 30th anniversary of the Philadelphia Pride Parade and thousands from across the tri-state area came out to celebrate.
Article written by Alisha Mehta on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association
Article written by Elizabeth Cavan on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association. Photo credit: Campus Philly. On May 31, 2018, Campus Philly held their Annual Meeting at the International House in Philadelphia. This nonprofit organization encourages young adults, specifically college students, to study, explore, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia tri-state region in order to fuel the local economy.
Article written by Sabra Anderson on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Last week, on a rainy Wednesday morning, I found myself weaving through a sea of professionals through the Pennsylvania Convention Center, at the NAFSA Conference, an acronym which I would come to understand as the “National Association of Foreign Student Advisers." 
Article written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association On May 17th, the Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) held their annual Awards Dinner at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which honored guests from both the United States and international organizations. This year’s dinner program was presided by Robert M. Gates, former U.S.Secretary of Defense, who, earlier that day, had been sworn in as the ninth Chairman of EF.
Written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Thursday, May 24, marked the Third Annual Philadelphia World Heritage Day, which was hosted at the Philadelphia Zoo. This momentous day was first instituted by Mayor Jim Kenney in 2016 to recognize our city’s global heritage designation by the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC). In Philadelphia, this day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of each May.
Written by Kyle Purchase on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association NAFSA: Association of International Educators held its annual conference and expo at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on May 27 through June 1. The main focus of the conference dealt with international policy issues, such as immigration, U.S.-Cuban relations, and education. The conference welcomed many visitors including scholars, students and educators from various universities all over the world.
David S. Traub has continued his search for the hidden gems of Philadelphia in his newest installation of book of photographs called "Discovering Philadelphia: Places Little Known".
Written by Erin Yoder on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association Situated in the middle of Fairmount Park is a small building with foreign architecture with well groomed gardens surrounding it. While many passersby may overlook it, Shofuso is the centerpiece to a blooming relationship between Philadelphia and Japan.
Written by Anastasia Shown, board member of the Global Philadelphia Association and the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia, and a lecturer at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice
Written by Erin Yoder on behalf of Global Philadelphia Association This year marks the 70th annual NAFSA conference and expo that starts at the end of May. Philadelphia is proud as a World Heritage city to host this year’s conference, where culture and education collide to create an intellectual space of learning.
Amber Mackay for GPA For several years the Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize has awarded prizes to organizations that celebrate leadership and innovation in the social sector. Earlier this month the Lipman Family Prize announced that the prize would doubled, be increasing to $250,000 to one outstanding organization, and $25,000 to two finalists.