EIJP - Emerging International Journalists Program

Building on our original content expertise, we began our Emerging International Journalists Program for undergraduate & graduate students and recent graduates to tell the stories of the global work done by our Members.
The program acts as a training ground and platform for new voices on international topics connected to the Philadelphia region.
If you are interested in becoming a contributor with the Emerging International Journalists Program, email [email protected]

Recent News

On a recent commemorative project sponsored by the Latin American Working Group, Academy of Natural Sciences Senior Fellow Robert Peck travelled to Cuba to celebrate the legacy of Ernest Hemingway and use the author's lesser known conservational work as inspiration for scientists in the United States and Cuba.
At a recent gallery opening, The National Liberty Museum (321 Chestnut St.) announced itself as a rising cultural powerhouse in Philadelphia.
The 36th President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Drew Becher discussed Philadelphia’s global action on the horticultural platform with EIJP’s Layla El Tannir. 
On December 10th, 2014, the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia (UNAGP), will host a panel discussion on Human Rights and Press Freedom: Global and Domestic Challenges. The keynote speaker will be Courtney Radsch, Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The program will be from 6 to 8:30 pm at The Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 Rittenhouse Square.
On October 22, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce celebrated the bicentennial of the signing of the Constitution of Norway by hosting an art exhibition and book discussion at the National Constitution Center.
CC Morris Cricket Library and United States Cricket Museum (370 Lancaster Ave.) is one of the sport’s greatest archives in America and a historical gem that might not be known to the majority of Philadelphians.
With its newly introduced "Unpacking the Past" program, the Penn Museum (3260 South St.) is supplementing School District of Philadelphia's arts and culture education among recent funding issues.
With several recent innovations and a set stage, the eyes of the world are watching as Philadelphia contemplates its future as a regional energy hub.
The Museum of the American Revolution hosted a groundbreaking event earlier this month, in anticipation of its planned 2016 opened.
In 2007, Wilfred Muskens was appointed the Deputy Secretary for the Office of International Business Development, a division of the state's Department of Community and Economic Development. He sat down with EIJP's Alison Vayne to outline how the department brings business to Pennsylvania, its hopes for the future and the role GPA plays.
On October 2nd, The Schuykill Banks Boardwalk project was officially opened, marking a new link from Center City, University City and West Philadelphia to the Schuylkill River Trail.
By Lauren Hertzler - Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal
Citizen's Diplomacy International (1515 Arch St.) acts as the portal for visitors to Philadelphia, ensuring they get an accurate and personal perspective during their stay.
The Monell Chemical Senses Center (3500 Market Street) has been a keystone of Philadelphia's world-renowned medical community for over 45 years. In October, Robert Margolskee took over as the center's president and director.
GPA was the recent subject of a Villanova University MPA class, which used the organization as a sample for studying the challenges and solutions faced by nonprofits looking to have an impact.
With the help of a grassroots campaign conducted by Women's Campaign International (3701 Chestnut St.), West African women are empowered to combat the ongoing Ebola crisis that has ravaged the region.
On August 15, the Library Company of Philadelphia (1314 Locust St.) played host to a delegation of visitors from Iraq through the Department of State's American Corners Project.
Lindi Von Mutius is the Executive Director of Philadelphia’s German American Chamber of Commerce. Her years of practicing law as an attorney in New Jersey come in handy as she helps German companies navigate legal issues when bringing business to Philadelphia. She sat down with EIJP’s Sharnita Midgett to talk about her work, unique heritage and an unlikely awakening that got her to where she is today.
The Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies in Malvern recently celebrated six successful years of its full time Master’s program that targets international students.